Monday, July 26, 2021

Contract: Lockheed, $62.2M

Lockheed Martin Corp., Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., Fort Worth, Texas, is awarded a $62,223,278 undefinitized firm-fixed-price order (N0001921F0511) against a previously issued basic ordering agreement (N0001919G0008). This order procures 190 parachutes and 56 drag chute systems required to meet both full operational capabilities and an urgent requirement in support of delivered air systems for F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter aircraft for non- Department of Defense (DOD) participants and Foreign Military Sales (FMS) customers. Work will be performed in Fort Worth and is expected to be completed in September 2025. Non-DOD funds in the amount of $25,407,691; and FMS funds in the amount of $5,703,948 will be obligated at the 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.