Thursday, December 10, 2015

Contract: Lockheed, $21.5M

Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., Fort Worth, Texas, is being awarded a $21,500,000 modification to a previously awarded advance acquisition contract (N00019-13-C-0008) to purchase, manufacture, and install various components to update the configuration of four conventional takeoff and landing variant F-35 aircraft for the government of Japan under the Foreign Military Sales program. In addition, this modification provides for updates to associated systems engineering products. Work will be performed in Fort Worth, Texas, and is expected to be completed in December 2016. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting authority. (Source: DoD, 12/10/15) Gulf Coast note: Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., is home of the F-35 integrated training center.