Lockheed Martin Aeronautics is awarded a contract modification, worth around $2.4 billion, for F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter initial spares.
This modification to previously awarded firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract was awarded by U.S. Navy’s Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR).
Spares to be procured include global spares packages, base spares packages, deployment spares packages, afloat spares packages and associated consumables. The spares are to support the F-35s operated by the U.S. Marine Corps, Navy, Air Force, non-U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) participants, and Foreign Military Sales (FMS) customers.
Work will be performed in Fort Worth, Texas (24.4%); El Segundo, California (9.1%); 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 (3.1%); Irvine, California (2.5%); North Amityville, New York (2.4%); Windsor Locks, Connecticut (2.2%); Baltimore, Maryland (2.2%); Papendrect, The Netherlands (1.9%); Rolling Meadows, Illinois (1.8%); and Alpharetta, Georgia (1.8%). All orders are expected to be placed no later than December 2020.