Friday, September 13, 2013

Contract: Lockheed, $75.7M

Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., Fort Worth, Texas, is being awarded a not-to-exceed $75,726,105 cost-plus-incentive-fee modification to the previously awarded F-35 Lightning II Low Rate Initial Production Lot VI Advance Acquisition contract. This modification provides for the diminishing manufacturing sources redesign efforts in support of the Joint Strike Fighter Lot VI effort. Work will be performed in San Diego, Calif. (29 percent); Fort Worth, Texas (21 percent); Cheltenham, United Kingdom (13 percent); Melbourne, Fla. (9 percent); Baltimore, Md. (9 percent); El Segundo, Calif. (7 percent); Orlando, Fla. (6 percent); Nashua, N.H. (2 percent); Owego, N.Y. (1 percent); Rockville, Md. (1 percent); Camden, N.J. (1 percent); and Sarasota, Fla. (1 percent), and is expected to be completed in December 2018. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity. (Source: DoD, 09/13/13) Gulf Coast note: Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., is home of the F-35 training center.