Thursday, September 12, 2013

Contract: Lockheed, $149M

Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., Fort Worth, Texas, is being awarded a $149,041,442 fixed-price-incentive-firm modification to a previously awarded advance acquisition contract for the redesign and qualification of replacement F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter Electronic Warfare system components due to current diminishing manufacturing sources. One percent of the work will be done in Crestview, Fla. Other work performance sites are Nashua, N.H. (73 percent); Fort Worth, Texas (23 percent); Orlando, Fla. (2 percent); and Greenville, S.C. (1 percent), and is expected to be completed in March 2018. This contract combines purchases for the Air Force (63 percent), Navy (8.3 percent), Marine Corps (7.4 percent), and international partners (21.3 percent). The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity. (Source: DoD, 09/12/13)