F-35 Support Equipment Deal Goes to Lockheed Martin
Lockheed Martin Corp., Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., Fort Worth, Texas, is being awarded a $122,2 million modification to a previously awarded F-35 Lightning II Low Rate Initial Production (LRIP) Lot VI cost-plus incentive fee contract for the procurement of support equipment for the F-35 aircraft such as sensor covers, tool sets, vacuum clamp sets, and heat gun assemblies.
Work will be performed in Orlando, Florida (73 percent); Redondo Beach, California (25 percent); and Fort Worth, Texas (2 percent), and is expected to be completed in November 2016.
Fiscal 2012 aircraft procurement (Air Force) funds in the amount of $122,217,252 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.