DTN News - DEFENSE NEWS: US DoD Awarded $ 391 Million Contract To Lockheed Martin Support For Delivered Air Systems Related To The F-35 Lightning II Program
(NSI News Source Info) KOTTAKKAL, Kerala India - October 28, 2014: Lockheed Martin Corp., Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., Fort Worth, Texas, is being awarded a $391,607,952 cost-plus-incentive-fee contract to provide recurring sustainment support for delivered air systems for the F-35 Lightning II program including, but not limited to: ground maintenance activities; action request resolution; depot activation activities; Automatic Logistics Information System operations and maintenance; reliability, maintainability and health management implementation and support; supply chain management; and activities to provide and support pilot and maintainer initial training for the U.S Air Force, U.S. Marine Corps, U.S. Navy, and international partners.
Work will be performed at Fort Worth, Texas (35 percent); El Segundo, California (25 percent); Warton, United Kingdom (20 percent); Orlando, Florida (10 percent); Nashua, New Hampshire (5 percent); and Baltimore, Maryland (5 percent), and is expected to be completed by Nov. 30, 2015. Fiscal 2014 and 2015 aircraft procurement (Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps) funds, and international partner funds in the amount of $360,313,730, are being obligated at time of award, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not competitively procured according to FAR 6.302-1. The Naval Air System Command, Patuxent River, Maryland is the contract activity (N00019-15-C-0031).
*Source: K. V. Seth - DTN News + U.S. DoD issued No. CR-207-14 October 28, 2014
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