Lockheed Martin awarded USD 904m contract for Seahawk maritime aircraft

Lockheed Martin Corp., based in Owego, New York, has announced the US Department of Defense has awarded the company with a USD 904,800,000 modification to provide for the production and delivery of three MH-60R Seahawk maritime aircraft for the Navy and 21 MH-60Rs for the government of India, the company said.

Work will be performed at Owego, New York (52%); Stratford, Connecticut (40%); and Troy, Alabama (8%), and is expected to be complete by September 2024.

Fiscal 2020 aircraft procurement (Navy) funds in the amount of USD 113,100,000 and Foreign Military Sales funds in the amount of USD 791,700,000 will be obligated at time of award, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year.

The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.