Wednesday, December 29, 2021

Contract: Lockheed, $40.9M

Lockheed Martin Corp., Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., Fort Worth, Texas, is awarded a not-to-exceed $40,861,960 fixed-price incentive (firm-target), cost-plus-fixed-fee, cost-plus-incentive-fee modification (P00013) to a previously awarded contract (N0001920C0032) in support of the F-35 Lighting II Program for Air Force, Marine Corps, Navy, non-U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) participants and Foreign Military Sales (FMS) customers. This modification adds undefinitized scope for the production, delivery, installation, and configuration of 29 Operational Data Integrated Network/Autonomic Logistics Information System kits as well as engineering evaluation and on-aircraft evaluation tests on Multi-Path Support Equipment (MPSE) candidates to demonstrate MPSE functionality to meet aircraft support requirements. This modification also adds definitized scope for a depot optimization study that evaluates optimal F-35 solutions for future depot component repair capabilities and material lay-in. Work will be performed in Orlando, Florida (80%); and Fort Worth (20%), and is expected to be completed in July 2026. Fiscal 2021 aircraft procurement (Air Force) funds in the amount of $8,965,342; fiscal 2021 aircraft procurement (Navy) funds in the amount of $7,258,523; FMS funds in the amount of $49,417; and non-U.S. DOD participant funds in the amount of $4,799,310 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, 12/29/21) Gulf Coast note: Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., is home to an F-35 training center and reprogramming labs.