F-35 Support Contract Awarded to Lockheed Martin

Lockheed Martin Corp., Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., Fort Worth, Texas, is being awarded a $46,1 million cost-plus-fixed-fee, fixed-price-incentive firm modification to a previously awarded advance acquisition contract for production non-recurring technical assistance in support of F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter aircraft for the U.S. Marine Corps, U.S. Air Force, U.S. Navy, and international partners.

 

Work will be performed in El Segundo, California (38 percent); Fort Worth, Texas (24 percent); Samlesbury, United Kingdom (16.5 percent); San Diego, California (14 percent); Orlando, Florida (3.4 percent); Nashua, New Hampshire (2.3 percent); Palmdale, California (1.2 percent); Marietta, Georgia (0.3 percent); Amityville, New York (0.2 percent); Laval, Canada (0.1 percent), and is expected to be completed in May 2017.

Fiscal 2012 aircraft procurement (Air Force); fiscal 2013 aircraft procurement (Navy and Marine Corps); and international partner funds in the amount of $46,197,710 are being obligated at time of award, $18,185,731 of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year.

This modification combines purchases for the U.S. Air Force ($18,185,731; 39.3 percent); U.S. Navy ($9,092,864; 19.7 percent); U.S. Marine Corps ($9,092,864; 19.7 percent), and international partners ($9,826,251; 21.3 percent).

The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting authority.

Press Release, August 12, 2014; Image: Wikimedia

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