Monday, July 26, 2021

Contract: Lockheed, $37M

Lockheed Martin Corp., Fort Worth, Texas, is awarded a $37,007,569 modification (P00008) to a previously awarded cost-plus-fixed-fee contract (N0001919C0074). This modification adds scope to procure special tooling and test equipment for the F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter production line in support of second source canopy tooling and other known capacity gaps for the Navy, Marines, Air Force and non-Department of Defense (DOD) participants. Work will be performed in El Segundo Calif. (41%); Sylmar, Calif. (26%); McKinney, Texas (26%); Melbourne, Australia (5%); Montville, N.J. (1%); various locations within the continental U.S. (0.92%); and various locations outside the continental U.S. (0.08%), and is expected to be completed in August 2023. Fiscal 2021 aircraft procurement (Air Force) funds in the amount of $8,753,641; fiscal 2021 aircraft procurement (Navy) funds in the amount of $8,753,640; and non-DOD participants funds in the amount of $19,500,288 will be obligated at time of award, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity. (Source: DoD, 07/26/21) Gulf Coast note: Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., is home of an F-35 training center and reprogramming labs.