Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Contract: Lockheed, $8.9M

Lockheed Martin Corp., Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., Fort Worth, Texas, is being awarded an $8,942,741 cost-plus-incentive-fee modification to the previously awarded advance acquisition contract (N00019-11-C-0083) for the procurement of 14 repeatable release holdback bars and common sustainment support of the F-35 Low Rate Initial Production 6 aircraft. Work will be performed in Fort Worth (35 percent); El Segundo, Calif., (25 percent); Warton, United Kingdom (20 percent); Orlando, Fla., (10 percent); Nashua, N.H., (5 percent); and Baltimore, Md. (5 percent), and is expected to be completed in March 2017. This modification combines purchases for the U.S. Air Force (34.5 percent); the U.S. Navy (28.5 percent); the U.S. Marine Corps (17.3 percent); and the international partners (19.7 percent). The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity. (Source: DoD, 06/24/14) Gulf Coast note: Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., is the F-35 training center.