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Lockheed’s Salina plant wins nearly $85M Air Force contract for radar systems for Kuwait

By Journal Staff


SALINA , N.Y. — Lockheed Martin Corp.’s (NYSE: LMT) plant in suburban Syracuse has won an $84.5 million U.S. Air Force contract for ground-based radar systems for Kuwait. 

This defense pact provides for four standalone radar systems, ancillary equipment, spare parts, training, warranty, and contractor logistic support, according to a Nov. 17 announcement from the U.S. Department of Defense. This contract includes options, all of which are being exercised at the time of award. 

Work will be performed in Lockheed’s Salina facility and in Kuwait. The pact is expected to be completed by Nov. 11, 2027. This contract involves foreign military sales (FMS) to Kuwait and is the result of a sole-source acquisition. FMS funds totaling $84,336,361 are being obligated at the time of award. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center at Hanscom Air Force Base in Massachusetts is the contracting authority.

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