Pentagon Contract Announcement
(Source: US Department of Defense; issued July 27, 2007)
(The contract refers to long-lead items required for production, not to the aircraft themselves -Ed)
Lockheed Martin Corp., Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., Fort Worth, Texas, is being awarded a firm-fixed-price contract for $186,944,000.

This action provides for the purchase of thirty (30) F-16 Block 50 aircraft, along with associated support equipment, alternative mission equipment, and support elements for the Government of Turkey’s Under Secretarial for Defense Industries for the Peace Onyx IV F-16 Block 50 Aircraft Procurement Program.

This effort supports foreign military sales to Turkey. At this time, $110,060,000 has been obligated. Solicitations began April 2007 and negotiations were completed in July 2007. This work will be complete January 2009.

Headquarters Aeronautical Systems Center, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity (FA8615-07-C-6034).

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