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Lockheed Martin awarded contract for F-35 spares

Posted 5 June 2017 · Add Comment

Lockheed Martin is being awarded a $244,322,400 modification to a previously awarded delivery order, for the procurement of initial air vehicle spares in support of the F-35 Lightning II for the USAF, US Marine Corps and US Navy, as well as non-US Department of Defense (DoD) participants and foreign military sales (FMS) customers.

Above: F-35 BK-3 first flight takeoff.
Photo Randy A. Crites ? Copyright Lockheed Martin Corp.

Work will be performed in Fort Worth, Texas (24.4%); El Segundo, California (9%); Owego, New York (8.6%); Samlesbury, United Kingdom (7.2%); Cheltenham, United Kingdom (6.2%); Nashua, New Hampshire (5.8%); Torrance, California (5.5%); Orlando, Florida (4.9%); Cedar Rapids, Iowa (3.7%); San Diego, California (3.6%); Phoenix, Arizona (3.1%); Melbourne, Florida (3%); Irvine, California (2.5%); North Amityville, New York (2.4%); Windsor Locks, Connecticut (2.2%); Papendrect, The Netherlands (1.9%); Rolling Meadows, Illinois (1.8%); and Alpharetta, Georgia (1.8%).

Work is expected to be completed in June 2021. Fiscal 2015 aircraft procurement (Navy); 2016 aircraft procurement (Marine Corps); 2017 aircraft procurement (Air Force, Marine Corps, Navy), non-US DoD participant and FMS funds in the amount of $241,706,911 are being obligated on this award, $700,000 of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year.

This order combines purchases for the Air Force ($97,471,628; 40%), Marine Corps ($11,332,074; 4.6%), Navy ($8,376,662; 3.4%), non-US DoD participants ($112,234,342; 46%) and the FMS customers ($14,907,694; 6%).

The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.


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