Friday, September 26, 2014

Contract: Lockheed, $331.4M

Lockheed Martin Corp., Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., Fort Worth, Texas, is being awarded a $331,408,457 cost-plus-fixed-fee modification to a previously awarded advance acquisition contract (N00019-13-C-0008) for the procurement of production non-recurring items, including special tooling, special test equipment items and software lab upgrades in support of F-35 aircraft for the U.S. Marine Corps, U.S. Air Force, U.S. Navy, international partners, and foreign military sales. Work will be performed in Fort Worth (32 percent); Nashua, N.H. (12 percent); Orlando, Fla. (11 percent); El Segundo, Calif. (11 percent); San Diego, Calif. (10 percent); Cameri, Italy (6 percent); Palmdale, Calif. (5 percent); Samlesbury, United Kingdom (3 percent); Irvine, Calif. (2 percent); Baltimore, Md. (2 percent); Cheltenham, United Kingdom (2 percent); East Aurora, N.Y. (2 percent); and Marietta, Ga. (2 percent). Work is expected to be completed in December 2017. Fiscal 2014 aircraft procurement (Navy, Air Force, and Marine Corps), and international partner and foreign military sales funds in the amount of $331,408,457, are being obligated at time of award, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This modification combines purchases for the U.S. Air Force (34 percent); U.S. Navy (17 percent); the U.S. Marine Corps (17 percent); international partners (19 percent); and foreign military sales (13 percent). The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting authority. (Source: DoD, 09/25/14) Gulf Coast note: Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., is home of the F-35 integrated training center.