The move allows the unit to have access to the 403rd's training missions and 20 C-130Js. The 36th AES currently has 30 personnel, but is scheduled to have 40 officers and 83 enlisted personnel.
The day before the redesignation ceremony, the 36th AES it took part in a training mission with the 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron at Keesler. (Post)
Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., Fort Worth, Texas, was awarded a $743.2 million modification to the previously awarded low-rate initial production Lot 9 F-35 Joint Strike Fighter advance acquisition contract.
It provides additional funding and will establish not-to-exceed (NTE) prices for diminishing manufacturing and material shortages redesign and development, estimated post production concurrency changes and country unique requirements. In addition, this modification will establish NTE prices for one F-35A aircraft and one F-35B aircraft for a non-U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) participant in the F-35 program.
The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity. Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., is home of the F-35 integrated training center. (Post)
Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co. got another contract during the week, this one a $20.4 million modification to a previously awarded contract. Work will be done at the Ogden Depot as well as at F-22 operational bases, including Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla. (Post)
SURVICE Engineering Co., Belcamp, Md., was awarded an $15.2 million modification to a previously awarded contract for SEEK EAGLE program modeling, analysis, and tools support. Work will be performed at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., and is expected to be complete by Oct. 22, 2017. Air Force Test Center, Eglin Air Force Base, is the contracting activity. … Energy and Environment LLC of Fort Walton Beach, Fla., was among the companies awarded a $50 million contract for environmental remediation services for the Army Corps of Engineers, South Atlantic Division. … DynCorp International, Fort Worth, Texas, was awarded a $63.3 million modification to a previously awarded contract for continued contractor operated and maintained base supply support. Work will be performed at Naval Air Stations Pensacola and Whiting Field, both in Florida, and other bases.Work is expected to be completed by April 30, 2017. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity.