Pentagon Contract Announcement
(Source: US Department of Defense; issued Nov 08, 2016)
United Technologies Corp., Pratt & Whitney Military Engines, East Hartford, Connecticut, is being awarded a $167,502,348 fixed-price-incentive-firm target advance acquisition contract for long lead components, parts and materials associated with the low-rate initial production Lot XI of 48 F135-PW-100 propulsion systems for the Air Force; 14 F135-PW-600 propulsion systems for the Marine Corps; and 4 F135-PW-100 propulsion systems for the Navy.

In addition, this contract provides for the long lead components, parts and materials associated with 41 F135-PW-100 and 3 F135-PW-600 propulsion systems for international partners and foreign military sales customers.

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 by May 2019. Fiscal 2016 aircraft procurement (Navy/Marine Corps and Air Force); international partner; and foreign military sales funding in the amount of $167,502,348 are being obligated at time of award, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year.

This contract combines purchases for the Air Force ($56,053,376; 33 percent); the Navy/Marine Corps ($45,257,275; 27 percent); international partners ($38,307,357; 23 percent); and foreign military sales ($27,884,340; 17 percent). This contract was not competitively procured pursuant to 10 U.S. Code 2304(c)(1).

The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland is the contracting activity (N00019-17-C-0020).

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