Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Contract: Lockheed, $64.3M

Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., Fort Worth, Texas, is being awarded a $64,283,943 cost-plus-incentive-fee contract for the modification of 14 F-35A air vehicles for the U.S. Air Force (13) and the government of the Netherlands (1), and 13 F-35B air vehicles for the U.S. Marine Corps (11) and the government of the United Kingdom (2). This contract includes procurement for 528 modification kits, installation, and labor. Work will be performed in Fort Worth, Texas (40 percent); Cherry Point, N.C. (12 percent); San Diego, Calif. (10 percent); Cedar Rapids, Iowa (7 percent); Ogden, Utah (6 percent); Nashua, N.H. (4 percent); Eglin, Fla. (3 percent); Greenville, S.C. (3 percent); Samlesbury, United Kingdom (3 percent); Edwards, Calif. (2 percent); Marabar, Fla. (2 percent); Tucson, Ariz. (2 percent); Redondo Beach, Calif. (2 percent); Orlando, Fla. (2 percent); Baltimore, Md. (1 percent); and Owego, N.Y. (1 percent), and is expected to be completed in September 2017. This modification combines purchases for the U.S. Marine Corps (48 percent); U.S. Air Force (39 percent), and international partners (13 percent). The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting authority (N00019-15-C-0016). (Source: DoD, 11/26/14)