Source: U.S. Department Of Defense August 16, 2010
(NSI News Source Info) WASHINGTON - September 20, 2010: Lockheed Martin Corp., Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., Fort Worth, Texas, is being awarded a $424,400,000 cost-plus-incentive-fee modification to a previously awarded advance acquisition contract (N00019-09-C-0010) for sustainment activities in support of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter air system Low Rate Initial Production Lot IV production.
Sustainment activities will include autonomic logistics information system operations and support, block upgrade and concurrency modification planning, site activation, training systems, and support equipment.
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). Work is expected to be completed in December 2012.
This modification combines purchases for the U.S. Navy ($61,990,750; 15 percent), U.S. Air Force ($135,694,000; 31 percent), U.S. Marine Corps ($194,465,750; 46 percent), and international partners ($32,249,500; 8 percent). 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.