Tuesday, November 29, 2016

November 23, 2016

Lockheed Martin Corp., Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., Fort Worth, Texas, is being awarded a $7,189,297,142 undefinitized not-to-exceed modification to the previously awarded low-rate initial production Lot 10 F-35 Lightning II advance acquisition contract (N00019-15-C-0003).  This modification provides for the procurement of 90 aircraft, comprised of 76 F-35A aircraft for the Air Force (44), non-U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) participants (16), and Foreign Military Sales (FMS) customers (16); 12 F-35B aircraft for the Marine Corps (9), and non-U.S. DoD participants (3); and two F-35C aircraft for the Navy.  In addition, this modification provides for diminishing manufacturing and material shortages redesign and management; non-recurring engineering, changes to correct deficiencies resulting from concurrency between systems development and demonstration and production; and unique requirements for non-U.S. participants and FMS customers.  Work will be performed in Fort Worth, Texas (30 percent); El Segundo, California (25 percent); Warton, United Kingdom (20 percent); Orlando, Florida (10 percent); Nashua, New Hampshire (5 percent); Nagoya, Japan (5 percent); and Baltimore, Maryland (5 percent), and is expected to be completed in March 2020.  Fiscal 2016 aircraft procurement (Navy/Marine Corps and Air Force); and non-U.S. DoD participant and FMS funding in the amount of $1,280,306,832 are being obligated on this award, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year.  This contract combines purchases for the Air Force ($3,397,703,267; 47.3%); Navy ($1,005,133,523; 13.9%); non-DoD participants ($1,507,557,938; 21.0%); and FMS customers ($1,278,902,414; 17.8%).  The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

General Dynamics Electric Boat Corp., Groton, Connecticut, is being awarded a $24,718,046 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for reactor plant planning yard services for nuclear-powered submarines, and support yard services for the Navy’s moored training ships.  The contractor will furnish, fabricate, or acquire such materials, supplies and services as may be necessary to perform the functions of the planning yard for reactor plants and associated portions of the propulsion plants for nuclear powered submarines.   This contract includes options which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of this contract to $56,679,396.  Work will be performed in Groton, Connecticut (95 percent); and Charleston, South Carolina (5 percent), and is expected to be completed by September 2017.  Fiscal 2017 operations and maintenance (Navy); and fiscal 2017 other procurement (Navy) funding in the amount of $9,419,631 will be obligated at time of award, and $4,537,000 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year.  This contract was not competitively procured in accordance with 10 U.S. Code 2304(c)(1) - only one responsible source and no other supplies or services will satisfy agency requirements.  The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, District of Columbia, is the contracting activity (N00024-17-C-2104).

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