Lockheed to Build F-35 Mission Data Files for Australia and United Kingdom
Lockheed Martin Corp., Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., Fort Worth, Texas, is being awarded a $150,609,953 fixed-price-incentive (firm target) contract to provide an integrated reprogramming capability to build, test, modify, and field F-35 Lightning II mission data files for Australia and the United Kingdom. Work will be performed in Fort Worth, Texas and is expected to be completed in December 2018. International partner funds in the amount of $150,609,953 are being obligated on this award, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This modification combines purchases for the governments of Australia ($82,885,335; 55 percent) and United Kingdom ($67,724,618; 45 percent). This contract was not competitively procured pursuant to 10 U.S.C. 2304(c)(1). The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting authority (N00019-15-C-0105).