August 2:

Sierra Nevada Corp., Sparks, Nevada, was awarded $12,503,726 for cost-plus-fixed-fee task order N0042118F2061 against a previously issued basic ordering agreement (N00421-15-G-0001) for maturation of the AN/SPN-35D system design through critical design review; manufacture of five AN/SPN-35D Engineering Development Model (EDM) systems; land-based integration testing and shipboard testing; and development of the AN/SPN-35D system logistics support plans and documentation references. This order also provides for the performance of E3/Environmental and Shock Qualification testing on configuration items of the AN/SPN-35D EDM system, and support the Navy-led qualification of a shipboard AN/SPN-35D EDM system. Work will be performed primarily in Saint Inigoes, Maryland, and is expected to be completed in August 2020. Fiscal 2018 research, development, test and evaluation funds (Navy) funds in the amount of $1,500,000 will be obligated at time of award, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity. (Awarded July 31, 2018)


August 8:

Lockheed Martin Corp., Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., Fort Worth, Texas, is awarded $19,931,983 for modification P00010 to a delivery order (N0001917F0108) previously issued against basic ordering agreement N00019-14-G-0020. This modification provides for the procurement of Aircraft Management System (AMS) and Panoramic Cockpit Display (PCD) components, mitigating hardware lead time schedule risk for Technical Refresh Phase 3 development, as well as integration of AMS and PCD into identified development laboratories to support Lot 15 F-35 Lightning II production. Work will be performed in Fort Worth, Texas, and is expected to be completed in September 2019. Fiscal 2018 research, development, test and evaluation (Air Force) funds in the amount of $15,852,703 will be obligated at time of award, none of which will expire at the end of the fiscal year. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

Insitu Inc., Bingen, Washington, is awarded $9,000,000 for firm-fixed-price delivery order N0001918F030 against a previously issued basic ordering agreement (N00019-15-G-0014). This order provides for the procurement of spare and sustainment parts to maintain the RQ-21A Blackjack unmanned aircraft system in support of the Marine Corps. Work will be performed in Bingen, Washington, and is expected to be completed in January 2019. Fiscal 2016 aircraft procurement (Marine Corps) funds in the amount of $9,00,000 will be obligated at time of award, all of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.


August 9:

Lockheed Martin Corp., Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., Fort Worth, Texas, is awarded $104,991,053 for modification P00003 to a previously awarded cost-plus-fixed-fee contract (N00019-18-C-1004) for continued design maturation and development of contractually identified Block 4 common capabilities. These efforts are in support of the F-35 Phase 2.2(A)(1) pre-modernization of common capabilities in support of the Air Force, Navy, Marine Corps, and the international partners. Work will be performed in Fort Worth, Texas, and is expected to be completed in July 2019. Fiscal 2018 research, development, test and evaluation (Air Force) and international partner funds in the amount of $27,000,000 will be obligated at time of award, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This modification combines purchases for the Air Force ($83,950,846; 79.96 percent) and the international partners ($21,040,207; 20.04 percent). The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.


August 10:

Lockheed Martin Corp., Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., Fort Worth, Texas, is awarded $301,980,301 for cost-plus-fixed-fee delivery order N0001917F0472 against a previously issued basic ordering agreement (N00019-14-G-0020). This order provides for the procurement of ancillary mission equipment for F-35 Lightning II low-rate initial production Lot 12 aircraft in support of the Air Force, Marine Corps, and Navy, the non-Department of Defense (DoD) participants and foreign military sales (FMS) customers. Work will be performed in Fort Worth, Texas, and is expected to be completed in January 2021. Fiscal 2016 aircraft procurement (Air Force); fiscal 2018 aircraft procurement (Air Force, Navy, and Marine Corps), non-DoD participant and FMS funds in the amount of $301,980,301 will be obligated at time of award, $41,066,198 of which will expire at the end of the fiscal year. This order combines purchases for the Air Force ($109,727,547; 36 percent); Marine Corps ($50,115,140; 17 percent); Navy ($8,979,210; 3 percent); non-DoD participants ($102,334,986; 34 percent); and FMS customers ($30,823,418; 10 percent). The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.


August 13:

CFM International Inc., West Chester, Ohio, is awarded a $79,981,638 firm-fixed-price, contract for the procurement of five CFM56-7B27AE engines, four CFM56-7B27AE engine compressor cases and four associated kits for the Navy and one CFM56-7B27AE engine for the government of Australia in support of the P-8 Poseidon aircraft. Work will be performed in Villaroche, France (53 percent); Durham, North Carolina (43 percent); Singapore (3 percent); and Bromont, Canada (1 percent), and is expected to be completed in September 2019. Fiscal 2017 and 2018 aircraft procurement (Navy); and foreign cooperative project funds in the amount of $79,981,638 will be obligated at time of award, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract combines purchases for the Navy ($67,118,388; 84 percent); and the government of Australia ($12,863,250; 16 percent). This contract was not competitively procured pursuant to Federal Acquisition Regulation 6.302-1. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity (N00019-18-C-1071).

The Boeing Co., St. Louis, Missouri, is being awarded $17,002,107 for firm-fixed-price delivery order N0001918F2654 against a previously issued basic ordering agreement (N00019-16-G-0001). This order is for the retrofit documentation and kits to convert nine F/A-18E and two F/A-18F aircraft into a Blue Angel configuration in accordance with engineering change proposal 6480. Work will be performed in St. Louis, Missouri, and is expected to be completed in December 2021. Fiscal 2018 aircraft procurement (Navy) funds in the amount of $17,002,107 will be obligated at time of award, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.


August 14:

BAE Systems Technology Solutions & Services Inc., Rockville, Maryland, is awarded a $68,910,181 cost-plus-fixed-fee, firm-fixed-price term level of effort indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract. This contract provides for approximately803,510 man-hours of support services for theintegration and product support for Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Combat Systems, and Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance Systems in support of the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Divisions’ Special Communications Mission Solutions Division (AD-4.11.4). Work will be performed in St. Inigoes, Maryland (70 percent); and Jacksonville, Florida (30 percent), and is expected to be completed in August 2023. No funds are being obligated at the time of award; funds will be obligated on individual orders as they are issued. This contract was competitively procured via an electronic request for proposals, with two offers received.The Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity (N00421-18-D-0059).

The Boeing Co., St. Louis, Missouri, is awarded $40,001,192 for modification P00023 to a previously awarded fixed-price-incentive contract (N00019-17-C-0003) for the procurement of spare parts in support of F/A-18 aircraft for the Navy. Work will be performed in Bloomington, Minnesota (86.1 percent); Linthicum, Maryland (13.6 percent); and Irvine, California (0.3 percent), and is expected to be completed in August 2020. Fiscal 2018 aircraft procurement and working capital funds (Navy) in the amount of $40,001,192 are being obligated at time of award, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.


August 16:

Metson Marine Services Inc.,* Ventura, California, is awarded a $31,706,304 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to provide technical services in support of the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division Threat/Target Systems Department’s, Atlantic Targets and Marine Operations (NAWCAD ATMO) facility. Services to be provided include research and development; maintenance; operation; support of facilities and systems; and equipment to meet the engineering development testing and fleet training mission. Work will be performed at NAWCAD ATMO, Key West, Florida, and is expected to be completed in August 2023. No funds are being obligated at time of award; funds will be obligated on individual orders as they are issued. This contract was competitively procured via an electronic request for proposals as a 100 percent small business set-aside; three offers were received. The Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity (N00421-18-D-0058).

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., Stratford, Connecticut, is awarded $9,699,191 for cost-plus-fixed-fee delivery order 4042 against a previously issued basic ordering agreement (N00019-14-G-0004). This delivery order procures non-recurring engineering necessary to conduct comprehensive fatigue life analysis to define the expected service life of the MH-60 Sierra Multi-Mission Helicopter in support of the Navy. Work will be performed in Stratford, Connecticut, and is expected to be completed in January 2022. Fiscal 2018 research, development, test and evaluation (Navy) funds in the amount of $2,611,518 will be obligated at time of award, none of which will expire at the end of the fiscal year. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.


August 17:

The Boeing Co., St. Louis, Missouri, is awarded a $152,485,214 cost-plus-incentive-fee contract to design, development, integrate and test the Infrared Search and Track System (IRST) Block II, Phase II engineering change as a replacement to the IRST Block I system in support of the F/A-18E/F aircraft. Work will be performed in Orlando, Florida (86 percent); and St. Louis, Missouri (14 percent), and is expected to be completed in December 2021. Fiscal 2018 research, development, test and evaluation (Navy) funds in the amount of $13,000,000 will be obligated at the time of award, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not competitively procured pursuant to Federal Acquisition Regulation 6.302-1. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity (N00019-18-C-1022).

Lockheed Martin Corp., Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., Fort Worth, Texas, is being awarded a $26,127,742 cost-plus-incentive-fee, cost-plus-fixed-fee order (N0001918F2038) against a previously issued basic ordering agreement (N00019-14-G-0020). This order provides for non-recurring engineering activities associated with the F-35 Autonomic Logistics Information System (ALIS) Security Architecture Phase III design, development, integration and test of the ALIS Sovereign Data Management (SDM) system in support of the Air Force, Marine Corps, Navy and F-35 international partners. This effort provides F-35 international partners the capability to review and block messages to prevent sovereign data loss. Additionally, the effort includes studies and recommendations to improve the security architecture of ALIS. Work will be performed in Fort Worth, Texas (53 percent); and Orlando, Florida (47 percent), and is expected to be completed in June 2020. Fiscal 2017 and 2018 research, development, test and evaluation (Air Force, Marine Corps and Navy); and international partner funds in the amount of $26,127,742 will be obligated at time of award, $6,912,067 of which will expire at the end of the fiscal year. This order combines purchases for the Air Force ($10,769,545; 41 percent); Marine Corps ($7,895,656; 30 percent); Navy ($1,988,809; 8 percent), and international partners ($5,473,732; 21 percent). The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.


August 20:

Rockwell Collins Government Systems, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, is awarded $288,537,270 for modification P00001 to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract (N00421-18-D-0004) to exercise option year one for the manufacture and delivery of the AN/ARC-210 family of radio equipment in support of Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, and Foreign Military Sales customers. Work will be performed in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and is expected to be completed in September 2021. No funds will be obligated at time of award. Funds will be obligated on individual orders as they are issued. The Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

Harris Corp., Palm Bay, Florida, is awarded $14,223,776 for modification P00007 to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00421-17-C-0024) to exercise an option to procure 143 Lot 42 fiber channel network switches (FCNS-24) — 106 in support of the F/A-18E/F/G aircraft; four in support of the E-2D aircraft; 28 in support of the government of Kuwait; and five in support of the government of Australia. In addition to the FCNS-24 buy, this modification provides for the procurement of 19 mounting kits in support of the E-2D aircraft. Work will be performed in Malabar, Florida, and is expected to be completed in February 2021. Fiscal 2018 aircraft procurement (Navy); research, development, test and evaluation (Navy); and Foreign Military Sales (FMS) funds in the amount of $14,223,776 will be obligated at time of award, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This modification combines purchases for the Navy ($10,946,711; 77 percent); and FMS ($3,277,065; 23 percent). The Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.


August 21:

Insitu Inc., Bingen, Washington, is awarded a $53,965,378 firm-fixed-price contract to procure four full-rate production, Lot II RQ-21A Blackjack unmanned aircraft systems and eight attrition air vehicles; seven for the Marine Corps and one for the government of Poland. Additionally, this contract award includes the procurement of ground control stations, launch and recovery equipment, shipboard equipment kits as well as systems engineering and program management support. Work will be performed in Bingen, Washington (70 percent); and Hood River, Oregon (30 percent), and is expected to be completed in June 2019. Fiscal 2018 procurement (Marine Corps); fiscal 2018 overseas contingency operations (Marine Corps); and Foreign Military Sales (FMS) funds in the amount of $53,965,378 will be obligated at the time of award, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract combines purchases for the Marine Corps ($52,765,378; 98 percent); and FMS ($1,200,000; 2 percent). This contract was not competitively procured pursuant to Federal Acquisition Regulation 6.302-1. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity (N00019-18-C-0052).


August 23:

Bell Helicopter Textron Inc., Fort Worth, Texas, is awarded $509,750,754 for modification P00005 to definitize a previously awarded advance acquisition contract (N00019-17-C-0030) for the manufacture and delivery of 29 Lot 15 production AH-1Z Build New aircraft in support of the Marine Corps H-1 upgrade program. In addition, this modification provides for long lead material and components for an additional seven Lot 16 aircraft. Work will be performed in Fort Worth, Texas (60 percent); and Amarillo, Texas (40 percent), and is expected to be completed in February 2021. Fiscal 2018 aircraft procurement (Navy) funding in the amount of $509,750,754 will be obligated at time of award, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

BAE Systems, Technology Solutions and Services Inc., Rockville, Maryland, is awarded an $83,479,530 cost-plus-fixed-fee, cost reimbursable indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract. This level of effort contract provides up to a maximum of 1,012,800 hours of direct labor support services. Tasking includes maintenance, integrated logistic support, management, life cycle sustainment, and the upgrade of current systems; such as the Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Combat Systems, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance system; using new and emerging technologies in support of the Special Communications Mission Solutions Division. Work will be performed in California, Maryland (38 percent); Chesapeake, Virginia (26 percent); Spring Lake, North Carolina (9 percent); San Diego, California (7 percent); Pranzer Kaserne, Germany (4 percent); Fort Walton Beach, Florida (3 percent); Fort Bliss, Texas (3 percent); St. Inigoes, Maryland (3 percent); Fort Campbell, Kentucky (2 percent); Fort Lewis, Washington (2 percent); Homestead, Florida (1 percent); Fort Carson, Colorado (1 percent); and Camp Lejeune, North Carolina (1 percent), and is expected to be completed in August 2023. No funds will be obligated at time of award. Funds will be obligated on individual task orders as they are issued. This contract was competitively procured via an electronic request for proposal, with two offers received. The Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity (N00421-18-D-0062).

Raytheon Co., Tucson, Arizona, is awarded $9,265,164 for cost plus-fixed-fee delivery order N0001918F2046 against a previously issued basic ordering agreement (N00019-15-G-0003). This order provides for the Tomahawk Block IV recertification validation and verification, an actuator control unit desiccant, and nitrile O-ring cost risk analysis. Work will be performed in Walled Lake, Michigan (37.32 percent); Clearwater, Florida (24.80 percent); Gainesville, Virginia (14.89 percent); Dublin, Georgia (7.13 percent); Tempe, Arizona (4.88 percent); Kansas City, Missouri (2.89 percent); Tucson, Arizona (2.22 percent); Spanish Fork, Utah (1.46 percent); Pacoima, California (1.26 percent); Santa Ana, California (0.77 percent); Valencia, California (0.68 percent); Midland, Ontario, Canada (0.37 percent); Chandler, Arizona (0.30 percent); Burlington, Vermont (0.30 percent); San Jose, California (0.24 percent); Albuquerque, New Mexico (0.13 percent); Middleton, Pennsylvania (0.05 percent); Mosheim, Tennessee (0.05 percent); and various locations within the United States (0.26 percent), and is expected to be completed in August 2019. Fiscal 2018 operations and maintenance (Navy) funds in the amount of $276,088 will be obligated at time of award, all of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.


August 24:

The Boeing Co., Seattle, Washington, is awarded $30,796,446 for modification P00122 to a previously awarded fixed-price-incentive firm target, firm-fixed-price, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract (N00019-14-C-0067). This modification provides for the update to the structural repair manual for the Navy’s P-8A Multi-mission Maritime aircraft. Work will be performed in Seattle, Washington, and is expected to be completed in August 2020. Fiscal 2016 aircraft procurement (Navy) funds in the amount of $30,796,446 will be obligated at time of award, all of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

Indian Head EODTD—-

BAE Systems Land and Armaments LP, Minneapolis, Minnesota, is awarded a $13,499,945 firm-fixed-price contract for the manufacture, assembly, test, and delivery of 6,150 57mm MK 296 MOD 0 target practice cartridges. The target practice cartridge consists of an inert projectile, a brass cartridge case, a primer, and low vulnerability ammunition propellant. Work will be performed in Karlskoga, Sweden (51 percent); Quebec City, Quebec Canada (13 percent); Minneapolis, Minnesota (11 percent); Louisville, Kentucky (6 percent); Scarborough, Ontario Canada (6 percent); Perry, Florida (6 percent); Lexington, Kentucky (4 percent); and Camden, Arkansas (4 percent), and is expected to be completed by May 2021. Fiscal 2018, 2017 and 2016 procurement of ammunition (Navy and Marine Corps) funding in the amount of $13,499,945 will be obligated at the time of award and funding in the amount of $1,213,645 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not competitively procured via the Federal Business Opportunities website in accordance with Federal Acquisition Regulations 6.302-1(a)(2) – only one responsible source and no other supplies or services will satisfy agency requirements. The Naval Surface Warfare Center, Indian Head Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technology Division Indian Head, Maryland, is the contracting activity (N00174-18-C-0020).


August 27:

United Technologies Corp., Pratt & Whitney Military Engines, East Hartford, Connecticut, is awarded $14,493,011 for modification P00006 to a previously awarded, fixed-price-incentive-firm target, cost-plus-incentive-fee, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract (N00019-17-C-0020). This modification provides for additional special tooling for the Lot 11 F-35 Lightning II F-135 engine, including production non-recurring tooling, which are unique manufacturing components and machines needed for production of the F135 engine, including fixtures, jigs, gauges, molds, dies, cutting equipment and patterns. Work will be performed in East Hartford, Connecticut (67 percent); Indianapolis, Indiana (26.5 percent); and Bristol, United Kingdom (6.5 percent), and is expected to be completed in July 2021. Fiscal 2016 aircraft procurement (Air Force and Marine Corps); fiscal 2017 aircraft procurement (Navy), and non-U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) participant funds in the amount of $14,493,011 will be obligated at time of award, $8,692,328 of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This modification combines purchases for the Air Force ($5,794,885, 39.98 percent); Marine Corps ($2,897,443, 19.99 percent); Navy ($2,897,443, 19.99 percent); and non-U.S. DoD participants ($2,903,240; 20.04 percent). The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.


August 28:

L-3 Communications Vertex Aerospace LLC, Madison, Mississippi, is awarded $12,055,047 for modification P00018 to a previously awarded indefinite-delivery/indefinite quantity contract (N00019-15-D-0022). This modification exercises an option for business jet training services in support of contracted air services basic training, large national exercises, and small, single unit training exercises. Missions include maritime air patrol, low/slow terrorist aircraft, air interdiction training, and air intercept/anti-submarine training in support of the Navy and Marine Corps, other Department of Defense agencies, and Foreign Military Sales customers. These services support training requirements through air intercept control, anti-submarine tactical attack control, tracking exercises, electronic warfare missions, banner tows and target tows. Work will be performed in Virginia Beach, Virginia (50 percent); Coronado, California (40 percent); and Kauai, Hawaii (10 percent), and is expected to be completed in February 2019. No funds will be obligated at time of award; funds will be obligated on individual orders as they are issued. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.


August 29:

Aviall Services Inc., Dallas, Texas, is awarded a $23,711,868 firm-fixed-price contract for the procurement of six quick engine change/engine build up components and associated mating to six spare core engines (CFM56-7B27) for the P-8A Multi-mission Maritime Poseidon Aircraft for the Navy and the government of Australia. Work will be performed in Everett, Washington (60 percent); and Dallas, Texas (40 percent), and is expected to be completed in May 2020. Fiscal 2018 aircraft procurement (Navy); and cooperative agreement funding in the amount of $23,711,868 will be obligated at time of award, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract combines purchases for the Navy ($15,807,912; 66.7 percent); and the government of Australia ($7,903,956; 33.3 percent). This contract was not competitively procured pursuant to Federal Acquisition Regulation 6.302-1. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity (N00019-18-C-0055).


August 30:

The Boeing Co., St. Louis, Missouri, is awarded a ceiling price $805,318,853 fixed-price-incentive-firm-target contract to provide the design, development, fabrication, test, verification, certification, delivery, and support of four MQ-25A unmanned air vehicles, including integration into the carrier air wing to provide an initial operational capability to the Navy.The work will be performed in St. Louis, Missouri (45.5 percent); Indianapolis, Indiana (6.9 percent); Cedar Rapids, Iowa (3.1 percent); Quebec, Canada (3.1 percent); Palm Bay, Florida (2.3 percent); San Diego, California (1.5 percent); and various locations inside and outside the continental U.S. (37.6 percent), and is expected to be completed in August 2024.Fiscal 2018 research, development, test and evaluation (Navy) funds in the amount of $79,050,820 will be obligated at time of award, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year.This contract was competitively procured via an electronic request for proposals; three offers were received.The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity (N00019-18-C-1012).

Lockheed Martin Corp., Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., Fort Worth, Texas, is awarded a $250,438,817 modification to a previously awarded, cost-plus-fixed-fee, firm-fixed-price contract (N00019-16-C-0033).This modification definitizes pricing for F-35 Lightning II low-rate initial production Lot 11 production non-recurring special tooling and special test equipment.Work will be performed in Fort Worth, Texas (27.68 percent); El Segundo, California (17.21 percent); Samlesbury, United Kingdom,(14.04 percent); Orlando, Florida (8.86 percent); Nashua, New Hampshire (8.55 percent); San Diego, California (4.42 percent); Baltimore, Maryland (3.31 percent); Marietta, Georgia (2.73 percent); Turin, Italy (1.40 percent); Rochester,United Kingdom (1.38 percent); Cedar Rapids, Iowa (0.70 percent); Rolling Meadows, Illinois (0.64 percent); Palmdale, California (0.63 percent); Papendrecht, Netherlands (0.61 percent); Melbourne, Florida (0.56 percent); East Aurora, New York (0.54 percent); Irvine, California (0.53 percent); Arlington, Texas (0.53 percent); Valencia, California (0.53 percent); British Columbia, Canada, (0.52 percent); Camden, New Jersey (0.39); Garden Grove, California (0.37); Cheltenham, United Kingdom, (0.27); Hauppauge, New York (0.25 percent); Kjeller, Norway (0.23 percent); Grand Rapids, Michigan (0.22 percent); Clearfield, Utah (0.22 percent); St. Charles, Missouri (0.19 percent); Tempe, Arizona (0.17 percent); Williston, Vermont (0.16 percent); Avon, Massachusetts (0.16 percent); Wichita, Kansas (0.16 percent); Inglewood, California (0.13 percent); Sarasota, Florida (0.13 percent); Kongsberg, Norway (0.12 percent); Plano, Texas (0.12 percent); Helena, Montana (0.11 percent); Eskisehir, Turkey (0.11 percent); City of Industry, California (0.10 percent); Montmorency, Australia (0.10 percent); and other locations inside and outside the continental U.S. (0.92 percent), and is expected to be completed in December 2021.Fiscal 2016 aircraft procurement (Air Force, Marine Corps, and Navy); international partner;and foreign military sales funding in the amount of $250,438,817 will be obligated at time of award, $168,038,355 of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year.This modification combines purchase for the Air Force ($86,299,673; 34.46 percent); Marine Corps ($44,887,147; 17.92 percent); Navy ($36,851,534; 14.71 percent); Foreign Military Sales customers ($41,216,398; 16.46 percent); and international partners ($41,184,065; 16.45 percent).The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

United Technologies Corp., Pratt and Whitney Military Engines, East Hartford, Connecticut, is awarded not-to-exceed $118,219,503 for modification P00007 to a previously awarded fixed-price-incentive-firm target, cost-plus-incentive-fee, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract (N00019-17-C-0020).This modification provides for initial spares, including four F135-PW-600 (STOVL) engines for the Marine Corps; one power module and gearbox; four lift fan modules; and eight drive shafts in support of the Marine Corps’ low-rate initial production Lot 11 F-35 Lightning II aircraft.Work will be performed in East Hartford, Connecticut (67 percent); Indianapolis, Indiana (26.5 percent); and Bristol, United Kingdom (6.5 percent), and is expected to be completed in August 2021.Fiscal 2018 aircraft procurement (Navy) funds in the amount of $118,219,503 will be obligated at time of award, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year.The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.


August 31:

Lockheed Martin Corp., Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., Fort Worth, Texas, is awarded an $81,030,000 not-to-exceed modification to previously issued firm-fixed-price, cost-plus-fixed-fee delivery order N00019-18-F-0584 issued against basic ordering agreement N00019-14-G-0020. This modification provides for the procurement of air vehicle initial spares for the F-35 Lightning III aircraft, including afloat spares packages, Marine Corps quick engine change kits, and associated consumables to support the air vehicle delivery schedules for Navy and Marine Corps. Work will be performed in Fort Worth, Texas 24.4 percent); El Segundo, California (9.1 percent); Owego, New York (8.6 percent); Samlesbury, United Kingdom (7.2 percent); Cheltenham, United Kingdom (6.2 percent); Nashua, New Hampshire (6.8 percent); Torrance, California (5.5 percent); Orlando, Florida (4.9 percent); Cedar Rapids, Iowa (3.7 percent); San Diego, California (3.6 percent); Phoenix, Arizona (3.1 percent); Melbourne, Florida (3.1 percent); Irvine, California (2.5 percent); N. Amityville, New York (2.4 percent); Windsor Locks, Connecticut (2.2 percent); Baltimore, Maryland (2.2 percent); Papendrect, The Netherlands (1.9 percent); Rolling Meadows, Illinois (1.8 percent); and Alpharetta, Georgia (1.9 percent), and is expected to be completed in December 2023. Fiscal 2018 aircraft procurement (Navy and Marine Corps), funds in the amount of $81,030,000 will be obligated at time of award, none of which will expire at the end of the fiscal year. This modification combines purchases for the Navy ($44,052,000; 54 percent); and the Marine Corps ($36,978,000; 46 percent). The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

United Technologies Corp., Pratt & Whitney Military Engines, East Hartford, Connecticut, is awarded a $10,529,891 firm-fixed-price order (F2649) against a previously issued basic ordering agreement (N00019-17-G-8008) to implement Engineering Change Proposal 11ZR034R1 for the retrofit of 14 three bearing swivel module units for Marine Corps F-35 Lightening II. aircraft. Work will be performed in Indianapolis, Indiana (80 percent); and Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (20 percent), and is expected to be complete in August 2020. Fiscal 2016 aircraft procurement (Marine Corps) funds in the amount of $10,529,891 will be obligated at the time of award, all of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

United Technologies Corp., Pratt & Whitney Military Engines, East Hartford, Connecticut, is awarded a $10,165,914 modification to a previously awarded fixed-price-incentive-firm target, cost-plus-incentive-fee contract (N00019-15-C-0004). This modification provides for F-35 support equipment fleet modernization efforts to include the procurement of support equipment and associated site activation labor in support of the Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, non-U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) participants and Foreign Military Sales (FMS) customers. Work will be performed in East Hartford, Connecticut, and is expected to be completed in August 2021. Fiscal 2016 aircraft procurement (Air Force and Marine Corps.); 2017 aircraft procurement (Navy); 2018 aircraft procurement (Navy and Marine Corps); non-U.S. DoD participant; and FMS funds in the amount of $10,165,914 will be obligated at time of award, $3,304,578 of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This modification combines purchases for the Navy ($2,691,305, 26 percent); Air Force ($2,589,823, 25 percent); Marine Corps ($1,038,291, 10 percent); non-U.S. DoD participants ($3,263,728; 32 percent); and FMS ($582,767; 6 percent). The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

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