Lockheed to Outfit F-35s with Flight Equipment
Lockheed Martin Corporation, Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company in Fort Worth, Texas, is being awarded (not-to-exceed) $427,088,637 for undefinitized order N0001917F0027 against a previously issued basic ordering agreement (N00019-14-G-0020). The procurement is for ancillary military equipment and pilot flight equipment for the low rate initial production Lot 11 F-35 Joint Strike Fighter aircraft for the Air Force, Marine Corps, Navy, non-Department of Defense (DoD) participants and foreign military sales (FMS) customers.
Under the contract, work will be performed in Inglewood, California (60 percent); White Plains, New York (25 percent); St. Petersburg, Florida (5 percent); Orlando, Florida (5 percent); and Fort Worth, Texas (5 percent). The work is expected to be completed in December 2020. Fiscal year (FY) 2015 aircraft procurement (Air Force and Navy); FY 2016 aircraft procurement (Air Force, Marine Corps and Navy); FY 2017 aircraft procurement (Air Force, Marine Corps and Navy); non-DoD participants; and FMS funds in the amount of $212,097,843 are being obligated on this award, $13,234,516 of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The order combines purchases for Air Force ($152,080,223; 36 percent); Marine Corps ($84,392,523; 20 percent); Navy ($53,091,592; 12 percent); non-DoD participants ($81,671,979; 19 percent); and FMS customers ($55,852,320; 13 percent). The Naval Air Systems Command in Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.