Wednesday, July 28, 2021

Contract: Lockheed, $39M

Lockheed Martin Corp., Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., Fort Worth, Texas, is awarded a $38,969,779 modification (P00047) to a previously awarded cost-plus-incentive-fee, cost-plus-award-fee contract (N0001919C0010). This modification increases the scope to develop the generic net enabled weapons and improved electronic attack mechanization capabilities from system functional review to development test complete on F-35A/B/C aircraft for the Air Force and the governments of Australia, Canada, Denmark, Italy, Netherlands, Norway and United Kingdom. Work will be performed in Fort Worth (86%); and El Segundo, Calif. (14%), and is expected to be completed in October 2024. Fiscal 2021 research, development, test and evaluation (Air Force) funds in the amount $420,232; and non-U.S. Department of Defense participant funds in the amount of $2,150,693 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, 07/28/21) Gulf Coast note: Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., is home of an F-35 training center and reprogramming labs.