USA: Lockheed Martin Wins Aegis Sustainment Contract

Lockheed Martin Maritime Systems and Sensors, Moorestown, N.J., is being awarded a $59,938,108 cost-plus-award-fee and cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for lifetime sustainment and support services for the installed Aegis Weapon System, the U.S. Defence Department announced on July 3.

The Naval Sea Systems, Washington, D.C. is the contracting activity and the contract represents a follow-on effort, that will provide all the required logistics packages and updates to effectively support all Aegis Weapon System production baselines and change packages.

It also includes options, which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of this contract to $206,882,540. Moreover, the contract involves Foreign Military Sales for spare and repair material support to foreign countries unknown at this time.

The work will be performed in Moorestown, N.J. (81 percent), and Mt. Laurel, N.J. (19 percent), and is expected to be completed by June 2017.

Contract funds in the amount of $611,852 will be obligated at this time.

Naval Today Staff, July 5, 2012