Lockheed Martin Hired for F-35 Air Systems Maintenance
Lockheed Martin Corp., Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., Fort Worth, Texas, is being awarded a $6,7 million modification to a previously awarded cost-plus-incentive-fee contract to provide maintenance for Lot VII F-35 air systems in support of the U.S. Marine Corps and the government of the Netherlands.
Work will be performed in Beaufort, South Carolina (55 percent) and Yuma, Arizona (45 percent), and is expected to be completed in March 2015.
Fiscal 2014 aircraft procurement (Marine Corps), and international partner funds in the amount of $6,785,176 are being obligated on this award, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year.
This contract combines purchases for the U.S. Marine Corps ($6,143,467; 90.5 percent) and the government of the Netherlands ($641,709; 9.5 percent).
The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.
Press Release, July 08, 2014; Image: Wikimedia