WASHINGTON (April 10, 2009) - The U.S. Department of Defense this week announced the following contract awards that pertain to local Navy activities.
Lockheed Martin Corp., Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., Fort Worth, Texas, is being awarded a $41,200,000 modification to a previously awarded advance acquisition contract (N00019-09-C-0010) for long lead materials and effort associated with the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) Air System Low Rate Initial Production (LRIP) Lot IV procurement of three additional Navy Carrier Variant Air Systems (CVs) and one United Kingdom Short Take Off Vertical Landing (STOVL) Air System. Work will be performed in Fort Worth, Texas, (35 percent); El Segundo, Calif., (25 percent); Warton, United Kingdom, (20 percent); Orlando, Fla., (10 percent); Nashua, N.H., (5 percent); and Baltimore, Md., (5 percent), and is expected to be completed in Jan. 2010. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity.
L-3 Communications Flight International, Newport News, Va., is being awarded a $21,944,115 modification to a previously awarded firm fixed price, indefinite delivery indefinite quantity contract (N00019-09-D-0018) for commercial air services, and military operations support. This modification provides airborne threat simulation training for shipboard and aircraft squadron weapon systems operators and aircrew, to enhance abilities to counter potential enemy Electronic Warfare and Electronic Attack operations in an Electronic Combat environment. Work will be performed in Newport News, Va., (50 percent) and San Diego, Calif., (50 percent), and is expected to be completed in Oct. 2009. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity.