September 13, 2013 defense-aerospace.com
(Source: U.S Department of Defense; issued September 12, 2013)
Pentagon Contract Announcement
Lockheed Martin Corp., Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., Fort Worth, Texas, is being awarded a $149,041,442 fixed-price-incentive-firm modification to a previously awarded advance acquisition contract (N00019-12-C-0004) for the redesign and qualification of replacement F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter Electronic Warfare system components due to current diminishing manufacturing sources.
Work will be performed in Nashua, N.H. (73 percent); Fort Worth, Texas (23 percent); Orlando, Fla. (2 percent); Crestview, Fla. (1 percent); and Greenville, S.C. (1 percent), and is expected to be completed in March 2018.
Fiscal 2011 aircraft procurement Navy, fiscal 2011 aircraft procurement, Air Force, and international partner funding in the amount of $149,041,442 are being obligated on this award, $117,340,327 of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year.
This contract combines purchases for the Department of the U.S. Air Force ($94,000,000; 63 percent), U.S. Navy ($12,340,327; 8.3 percent), U.S. Marine Corps ($11,000,000; 7.4 percent), and international partners ($31,701,115; 21.3 percent).
The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity.