Friday, September 19, 2014

Contract: Lockheed, $24.9M

Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., Fort Worth, Texas, is being awarded a $24,868,359 modification to the previously awarded F-35 Lightning II Low Rate Initial Production (LRIP) Lot VI contract (N00019-11-C-0083). This modification is to realign and increase concurrency funding for post-production concurrency changes to LRIP Lot VI aircraft. Work will be performed in Fort Worth and is expected to be completed in November 2016. Fiscal 2012 aircraft procurement (Navy, Marine Corps, and Air Force) funds in the amount of $24,868,359 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, 09/19/14) Gulf Coast note: Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., is an F-35 training center.