Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Contract: Lockheed, $122.2M

Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., Fort Worth, Texas, is being awarded a $122,217,252 modification to a previously awarded F-35 Lightning II Low Rate Initial Production (LRIP) Lot VI cost-plus incentive fee contract (N00019-11-C-0083) for the procurement of support equipment for the F-35 aircraft such as sensor covers, tool sets, vacuum clamp sets, and heat gun assemblies. Work will be performed in Orlando, Fla. (73 percent); Redondo Beach, Calif. (25 percent); and Fort Worth, Texas (2 percent), and is expected to be completed in November 2016. Fiscal 2012 aircraft procurement (Air Force) funds in the amount of $122,217,252 will be obligated at time of award, all of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity. (Source: DoD, 08/27/14) Gulf Coast note: Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., is home of the F-35 integrated training center.