Monday, July 1, 2013

F-22 mod contract awarded

Lockheed Martin received a $12.7 million contract modification to supply the final batch of automatic backup oxygen supply (A-BOS) systems for the F-22 Raptor fleet. The contract includes 72 retrofit kits for operational aircraft, two for test aircraft, trainer kits, support equipment and spares, according to a Department of Defense announcement. The total cumulative face value of the overall contract is $5.1 billion. (Source: Flight Global, 06/28/13) Gulf Coast note: F-22 pilots are trained at Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla.