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Fort Worth's Lockheed Wins $199.3 Million Iraq Jet Fighter Contract

Texas Business reports:  A Fort Worth firm won a $199.3 million contract to provide Iraq with fighter jets and support, according to the U.S. Department of Defense. 

Lockheed Martin Corp., Fort Worth, Texas, is being awarded a $199,303,678 firm-fixed-price, time-and-material, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract to provide the government of Iraq with 18 F-16 C/D Block 52 multi-role fighter aircraft (12 C models and six D models); support equipment; technical orders; integrated logistics support; and contractor logistics support.

This award is part of the Foreign Military Sales Program. 

The location of the performance is the Fort Worth, Texas. 

Work is to be completed by May 30, 2018.

Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, handled the contract.