WASHINGTON (March 25, 2016)—The U.S. Department of Defense recently announced the following contract award that pertain to local Navy activities.
Lockheed Martin Corp., Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., Fort Worth, Texas, is being awarded a $179,916,000 fixed-price-incentive, firm-target modification to a previously awarded advance acquisition contract (AAC) N00019-C-16-0033 for the advance procurement of long lead time materials, parts, components, and effort to maintain the planned production schedule for low-rate initial production (LRIP) Lot 11 F-35 aircraft. The effort also increases the quantity of aircraft that the LRIP 11 AAC supports for the Air Force by 15 F-35A variant aircraft, and for the Marine Corps by 10 F-35B variant aircraft. Work will be performed in Fort Worth, Texas (55 percent); El Segundo, California (15 percent); Warton, United Kingdom (10 percent); Orlando, Florida (5 percent); Nashua, New Hampshire (5 percent); Baltimore, Maryland (5 percent); and Cameri, Italy (5 percent), and is expected to be completed in December 2019. Fiscal 2016 aircraft procurement (Air Force, Navy, Marine Corps) funds in the amount of $179,916,000 are being obligated at time of award, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract combines purchase for the Air Force ($118,142,000; 65.6 percent); Navy ($16,509,000; 9.2 percent), and Marine Corps ($45,265,000; 25.2 percent). The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.