Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Contract: Lockheed, $35.8M

Lockheed Martin Corp., Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., Ft. Worth, Texas, is being awarded a $35,781,319 modification to a previously awarded cost-plus-fixed-fee contract (N00019-02-C-3002) to develop a Universal Armament Interface capability in the F-35 software for Small Diameter Bomb II F-35 Mission Systems Integration Laboratory, ground test only. Work will be performed in Fort Worth and is expected to be completed in April 2018. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity. (Source: DoD, 01/29/14) Gulf Coast note: Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., is home of the F-35 training center, as well as the base where aerial weapons systems like the Small Diameter Bomb are developed.