Thursday, November 21, 2019

Contract: UTC, $762.5M

United Technologies Corp., Pratt and Whitney Engines, East Hartford, Conn., is awarded a $762,486,023 modification (P00014) to a previously awarded fixed-price-incentive-fee contract (N00019-18-C-1021). This modification exercises options for the Lot 14 production and delivery of 48 F135-PW-100 propulsion systems for the Air Force and 10 F135-PW-600 propulsion systems for the Marine Corps. Work will be performed in East Hartford (85.3%); Indianapolis, Ind. (11.8%); and Bristol, United Kingdom (2.9%), and is expected to be completed in April 2022. Fiscal 2020 aircraft procurement (Air Force and Marine Corps) funds in the amount of $762,486,023 will be obligated at the time of award, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This modification combines purchases for the Air Force ($521,507,748; 68%); and the Marine Corps ($240,978,275; 32%). The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity. (Source: DoD, 11/21/19) Gulf Coast note: Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., is home of the F-35 integrated training center.