The Pentagon has awarded over $86 million worth contract to Lockheed Martin to provide support for six Iraqi C-130J Super Hercules, a turboprop military transport aircraft.
“Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Corp., Marietta, Georgia, has been awarded an $86,798,783 five-year contract order (FA8553-17-F-0020-PZ0001) under the basic indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract (FA8553-17-D-0004) for support to the Iraqi Air Force,” the Department of defense announced Friday.
The support contract includes contractor logistics support, technical assistance and logistics, to include aircraft and aerospace ground equipment, spares, repairs and familiarization training on their six C-130J aircraft.
Work will be performed at Martyr Mohammed Ala Air Base, Iraq, and is expected to be completed by June 30, 2022, the release said.
Foreign military sales funds in the amount of $16,648,642 are being obligated at the time of award. The overall value of the contract is set at a ceiling value of $100,000,000, it added.
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