Tuesday, May 4, 2021

Contract: Western Metal, $9.4M

Western Metal Supply Co. Inc., Escondido, Calif., has been awarded a $9,399,778 contract for the design and build of F-35A aircraft shelters. This contract provides for design, manufacture, and installation of F-35A aircraft shelters. Work will be performed at Royal Air Force (RAF) Lakenheath, U.K., and is expected to be completed June 30, 2022. This award is the result of a competitive acquisition and two offers were received. Fiscal 2020 other procurement funds in the full amount of are being obligated at the time of award. The 48th Contracting Squadron, RAF Lakenheath, U.K., is the contracting activity (FA5587-21-F-0119). (Source: DoD, 05/04/21) Gulf Coast note: Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., is home of an F-35 training center and reprogramming labs.