• The Department of Homeland Security’s Transportation Security Administration on May 6 signed a funding modification and claim settlement to an existing contract with Lockheed Martin Corp. for $17 million. Lockheed deals with “transportation threat assessment and credentialing” to lessen terrorism risks by “identifying known or suspected terrorist threats.” The contract, which is set to end in 2012, is worth approximately $51 million.
• The Navy obligated $910 million of a $1.13 billion joint-purchase contract with Pratt & Whitney for F-135 Production Engines. United Technologies will provide propulsion systems, spare engines and initial spare modules and spare parts for the Air Force, Marine Corps and Navy, as well as the United Kingdom. The “firm-fixed-incentive-fee/cost-plus-incentive-fee” contract is scheduled for completion in January 2013.
•The Air Force signed an approximately $32 million contract modification with Aerojet General Corp. on May 17 for warhead case and internal part procurement. Aerojet will be sending 50 test warhead cases and internal components to the Air Force and up to 70 test warhead cases to the Navy as part of the Precision Lethality MK82 Quick Reaction Capability Program.
Contract information compiled from defense.gov and USASpending.gov. Send statements about government contracts to firstname.lastname@example.org.