Lockheed Martin Corp., Fort Worth, Texas, is being awarded a $698,032,385 fixed-price-incentive, firm target, advanced acquisition contract to procure long lead parts, materials and components in support of 57 Low Rate Initial Production Lot IX F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) aircraft, including:
— 26 F-35A Conventional Takeoff and Landing (CTOL) aircraft for the Air Force;
— six F-35B Short Takeoff Vertical Landing (STOVL) aircraft for the Marine Corps;
— two F-35C Carrier Variant aircraft for the Navy;
— six F-35A CTOL aircraft for the government of Norway;
— one F-35A CTOL for the government of Italy;
– seven F-35A CTOL aircraft for the government of Israel;
— two CTOL aircraft for the government of Japan;
— six F-35B STOVL for the United Kingdom, and
— one F-35B STOVL aircraft for the government of Italy.
Work will be performed in Fort Worth, Texas, and is expected to be completed in May 2015. Fiscal 2014 aircraft procurement, Air Force, Marine Corps, Navy funds and international partner funds in the amount of $698,032,384 are being obligated on this award, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year.
This contract was not competitively procured pursuant to 10 U.S.C. 2304(c)(1).
The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity (N00019-14-C-0002).