Lockheed Martin Bags F-35 Lightning II Deal

Lockheed Martin Bags F-35 Lightning II Deal

Lockheed Martin Corp., Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., Fort Worth, Texas, is being awarded a $12,7 million modification to the previously awarded F-35 Lightning II Low Rate Initial Production (LRIP) Lot VI contract.


This modification provides for the procurement of F-35 Deployable Spares Package spares for the U.S. Air Force. Work will be performed in Owego, New York (21 percent); Orlando, Florida (20 percent); Nashua, New Hampshire (18 percent); United Kingdom (18 percent); Torrance, California (15 percent); Marion, Virginia (3 percent); Melbourne, Florida (3 percent); Endicott, New York (1 percent); Williston, Vermont (0.5 percent); and Duarte, California (0.5 percent).

Work is expected to be completed in May 2017.

Fiscal 2012 aircraft procurement (Air Force) funds in the amount of $12,789,893 will be obligated at time of award, all of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year.

The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

Press Release, August 21, 2014; Image: f35.com