Saturday, April 16, 2016

Contract: Lockheed, $181.8M

Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., Fort Worth, Texas, is being awarded an undefinitized contract action with a firm-fixed-price, not-to-exceed $181,765,203 modification to a previously awarded advance acquisition contract (N00019-14-C-0002). This modification provides for the manufacture and delivery of F-35 low-rate initial production Lot 9 Alternate Mission Equipment, including armaments, pilot flight equipment, and red gear for the Air Force, Marine Corps, Navy, non-U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) participants, and for the governments of Israel and Japan under the Foreign Military Sales program. Work will be performed in Fort Worth, Texas, and is expected to be completed in September 2019. This contract combines purchase for the Air Force (48.46 percent); Marine Corps (13.97 percent); Navy (5.08 percent); non-U.S. DoD participants (22.07 percent); and the governments of Japan (1.92 percent); and Israel (8.5 percent). The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity. (Source: DoD, 04/15/16) Gulf Coast note: Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., is home of the F-35 integrated training center.