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24 Nov 14. TenCate supplies armour systems for Iver Huitfeldt class frigates and Absalon class support ships of Royal Danish Navy. TenCate Advanced Armour has secured an order from the Danish Acquisition and Logistics Organisation (DALO) for ballistic protection of the Iver Huitfeldt class frigates and Absalon class support ships of the Royal Danish Navy. The armour systems to be supplied will provide a fully engineered, lightweight solution for the protection of mission-critical areas of the Navy ships. The modular armour kits will be supplied and installed on the ships over the next months. No financial details will be provided.
26 Nov 14. Lockheed Martin Corp., Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., Fort Worth, Texas, is being awarded a $64,283,943 cost-plus-incentive-fee contract for the modification of 14 F-35A air vehicles for the U.S. Air Force (13) and the government of the Netherlands (1), and 13 F-35B air vehicles for the U.S. Marine Corps (11) and the government of the United Kingdom (2). This contract includes procurement for 528 modification kits, installation, and labor. Work will be performed in Fort Worth, Texas (40 percent); Cherry Point, North Carolina (12 percent); San Diego, California (10 percent); Cedar Rapids, Iowa (7 percent); Ogden, Utah (6 percent); Nashua, New Hampshire (4 percent); Eglin, Florida (3 percent); Greenville, South Carolina (3 percent); Samlesbury, United Kingdom (3 percent); Edwards, California (2 percent); Marabar, Florida (2 percent); Tucson, Arizona (2 percent); Redondo Beach, California (2 percent); Orlando, Florida (2 percent); Baltimore, Maryland (1 percent); and Owego, New York (1 percent), and is expected to be completed in September 2017. Fiscal 2013 aircraft procurement (Marine Corps and Air Force); 2015 research, development, test and evaluation (Marine Corps and Air Force), and international partner funds in the amount of $64,283,943 are being obligated on this award, $40,817,604 of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This modification combines purchases for the U.S. Marine Corps ($30,784,983; 48 percent); U.S. Air Force ($25,077,651; 39 percent), and international partners ($8,421,309; 13 percent). This contract was not competitively procured pursuant to 10 U.S.C. 2304(c)(1). The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting authority (N00019-15-C-0016).
21 Nov 14. Lockheed Martin Corp., Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., Fort Worth, Texas, is being awarded a $4,123,746,486 modification to a previously awarded fixed-price-incentive firm-target contract (N00019-13-C-0008) for the production of 43 Low Rate Initial Production (LRIP) Lot VIII F-35 Lightning II aircraft. This includes manufacture and delivery of 29 F-35A aircraft for the U. S. Air Force (19), government of Italy (two), government of Norway (two), government of Japan (four) and government of Israel (two). In addition, this modification provides for 10 F-35B aircraft for the U.S. Marine Corps (six) and government of the United Kingdom (four); and four F-35C aircraft for the U.S. Navy (three) and U.S. Marine Corps (one). This modification also provides for LRIP Lot VIII production requirements, including diminishing manufacturing sources redesign and management, ancillary mission equipment, including pilot flight equipment, and concurrency changes to LRIP Lot VIII aircraft. Work will be performed in Fort Worth, Texas (55 percent); El Segundo, California (15 percent); Warton, United Kingdom (10 percent); Orlando, Florida (5 percent); Nashua, New Hampshire (5 percent); Baltimore, Maryland (5 p