WASHINGTON (December 8, 2010)The U.S. Department of Defense recently announced the following contract awards that pertain to local Navy activities.
Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Bethpage, N.Y., is being awarded a $19,578,801 firm-fixed-price delivery order against a previously issued basic order agreement (N00019-10-G-0004) to provide integrated logistics support for low rate initial production E-2D aircraft. These efforts will support the transition to an anticipated post-material support date performance based logistics solution. Work will be performed in Bethpage, N.Y., and is expected to be completed in October 2011. 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.
Lockheed Martin Corp., Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., Fort Worth, Texas, is being awarded a $76,041,000 fixed-price-incentive-firm modification to a previously awarded advance acquisition contract activity (N00019-10-C-0002). This modification provides additional funding for long lead efforts and materials associated with the production and delivery of 42 low rate initial production Lot V F-35 Joint Strike Fighter aircraft for the Air Force (22 Conventional Take Off and Landing aircraft); the Marine Corps (13 Short Take Off and Vertical Landing aircraft); and the Navy (7 Carrier Variant aircraft). 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 May 2011. 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.