Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Contract: UTC, $9.4M

United Technologies Corp., Pratt & Whitney Military Engines, East Hartford, Conn., is being awarded a $9,365,128 modification to the previously awarded cost-plus-incentive-fee contract, N00019-13-C-0016. This modification is for common recurring sustainment and annualized and non-annualized common depot activation services in support of Low Rate Initial Production Lot VIII F135 propulsion systems. Work will be performed in Hartford and is expected to be completed in April 2017. Fiscal 2013 aircraft procurement (Navy, Air Force, and Marine Corps) funds and international partner funds in the amount of $9,365,128 will be obligated at time of award, all of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract combines purchase for the U.S. Air Force (49 percent); the U.S. Navy/Marine Corps (42 percent); and the international partners (9 percent). The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity. (Source: DoD, 02/11/15) Gulf Coast note: Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., is home of the F-35 integrated training center.