Lockheed Martin awards $10.9B US Air Force F-22 modernization contract

Lockheed Martin Corp., Fort Worth, Texas, has been awarded a $10,863,000,000 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for Advanced Raptor Enhancement & Sustainment (ARES) for the F-22 Program Office.

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Lockheed Martin gets 10.9B Air Force F 22 modernization contract 01 US Air Force F-22 Raptor (Picture source: USAF)

This contract vehicle provides support for the necessary supplies and services to sustain and modernize the F-22 Raptor, including modernization hardware kit procurement and services such as upgrades, enhancements and fixes, as well as performance-based logistics services. The location of performance is Fort Worth, Texas, and if all options are utilized, work is expected to be completed by Oct. 31, 2031.

This award is the result of a sole source acquisition. Fiscal 2021 research, development, test, and evaluation funds in the amount of $200,000 are being obligated on the first delivery order at the time of award. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity (FA8611-22-D-0001). There is known congressional interest pertaining to this acquisition.