Lockheed gets $6.9-billion contract for F-22 upgrades
Lockheed has been awarded a $6.9-billion contract to upgrade the US Air Force’s fleet of 185 F-22 fighters, at an average cost of $37.4 million per aircraft. Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., Fort Worth, Texas, is being awarded an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract (FA8611-13-D-2850) with a ceiling of $6.9 billion for F-22 modernisation.
The locations of performance are El Segundo, California; Scottsdale, Arizonia; San Diego, California; Nashua, New Hampshire; and Wayne, New Jersey. Work is expected to be completed by February 20, 2023. This award is a result of a sole source acquisition.