Monday, August 6, 2012
Contract: Lockheed Martin, $210M
Lockheed Martin Corp., Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., Fort Worth, Texas, is being awarded a not-to-exceed $209,800,000 modification to a previously awarded contract. This modification provides for the manufacture and delivery of initial air vehicle spares in support of 32 F-35 low rate initial production Lot V air vehicles. Work will be performed in Texas, California, United Kingdom, Florida, New Hampshire and Maryland and is expected to be completed in June 2015. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity. (Source: DoD, 08/06/12) Gulf Coast note: Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., is home of the F-35 training center.