Thursday, June 5, 2014

Contract: UT, $113.4M

United Technologies Corp., Pratt and Whitney Military Engines, East Hartford, Conn., is being awarded a $113,379,349 cost-plus-incentive-fee modification to a previously awarded advance acquisition contract (N00019-13-C-0016) for operations and maintenance support; non-recurring and recurring engineering sustainment, site activation, and depot activation work in support of Low Rate Initial Production Lot VIII F135 propulsion systems. This effort will include maintenance and repair of operational assets; procurement of initial support equipment; packing handling storage and transportation material; fleet management; item management; joint technical data; sustaining engineering; production support; site activation preparation for initial operations; and depot engineering, repair development, inspection limits development for engine depot stand-up and support. Work will be performed in East Hartford (63 percent); Indianapolis, Ind. (25 percent); and Bristol, U.K. (12 percent); and is expected to be completed in March 2017. This contract combines purchases for the U.S. Air Force (44.1 percent); the U.S. Navy/Marine Corps (44.4 percent); and international partners (11.5 percent). The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity. (Source: DoD, 06/05/14)