Saturday, September 1, 2018

Contract: UTC, $10.2M

United Technologies Corp., Pratt & Whitney Military Engines, East Hartford, Conn., is awarded a $10,165,914 modification to a previously awarded fixed-price-incentive-firm target, cost-plus-incentive-fee contract (N00019-15-C-0004). This modification provides for F-35 support equipment fleet modernization efforts to include the procurement of support equipment and associated site activation labor in support of the Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, non-U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) participants and Foreign Military Sales (FMS) customers. Work will be performed in East Hartford and is expected to be completed in August 2021. Fiscal 2016 aircraft procurement (Air Force and Marine Corps.); 2017 aircraft procurement (Navy); 2018 aircraft procurement (Navy and Marine Corps); non-U.S. DoD participant; and FMS funds in the amount of $10,165,914 will be obligated at time of award, $3,304,578 of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This modification combines purchases for the Navy ($2,691,305, 26 percent); Air Force ($2,589,823, 25 percent); Marine Corps ($1,038,291, 10 percent); non-U.S. DoD participants ($3,263,728; 32 percent); and FMS ($582,767; 6 percent). The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity. (Source: DoD, 08/31/18) Gulf Coast note: Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., is home of the F-35 integrated training center.