Lockheed awarded $770 Million contract for F-35 support
Lockheed Martin Corp., Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., Fort Worth, Texas, is being awarded a $769,511,730 modification to a previously awarded cost-plus-incentive-fee, fixed-price-incentive-firm contract (N00019-15-C-0114) for recurring logistics sustainment services support for delivered F-35 Lightning II aircraft for the Air Force, Marine Corps, Navy, non-Department of Defense participants, and foreign military sales customers. Support to be provided includes ground maintenance activities; action request resolution; depot activation activities; Automatic Logistics Information System operations and maintenance; reliability, maintainability and health management implementation support; supply chain management; and activities to provide and support pilot and maintainer initial training.
Work will be performed in Ft. Worth, Texas (46 percent); El Segundo, California (7 percent); Warton, United Kingdom (9 percent); Orlando, Florida (32 percent); and Greenville, South Carolina (6 percent). Work is expected to be completed in December 2016. Fiscal 2016 operation and maintenance funds (Air Force and Navy); fiscal 2015 and 2016 aircraft procurement funds (Air Force and Navy); international partner and foreign military sales funds in the amount of $646,571,536 will be obligated at time of award, of which $233,427,816 will expire this fiscal year. This contract combines purchases for the Air Force ($372,107,211; 48 percent); Marine Corps ($181,292,120; 24 percent); Navy ($115,009,621; 15 percent); international partners ($93,092,756; 12 percent); and foreign military sales ($8,010,022, 1 percent). The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.