Friday, September 20, 2013

Contract: Lockheed, $46M

Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., Fort Worth, Texas, is being awarded a $46,018,410 modification to the previously awarded F-35 low rate initial production Lot VI advance acquisition contract. This modification provides for the non-recurring technical efforts for manufacturing technology transfer and planning tasks required to ensure a manufacturing base with sufficient technical knowledge is established to support F-35 production requirements. Work will be performed in California, Texas, United Kingdom, New Hampshire, Georgia, Florida, New York, and Canada and is expected to be completed in June 2013. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity. (Source: DoD, 09/20/13) Gulf Coast note: Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., is home of the F-35 training center.