Lockheed to Provide AEGIS Support for Australian Destroyer Fleet

The U.S. Navy has awarded Lockheed Martin a $41.8 million modification to provide lifetime support for the Advanced Electronic Guidance and Instrumentation System on the Australian navy’s Hobart-class air warfare destroyers.

The modification exercises a foreign military sales option under a potential $421 million contract awarded to the company last year, the Defense Department said Tuesday.

Lockheed’s mission systems and training business will help maintain AEGIS computer program in support of Hobart-class ships under the exercised option.

The Navy Sea Systems Command is the contracting activity and the service branch is obligating $5.8 million in FMS funds at the time of award.

Work under the modification will occur through November 2019 at various locations in Australia,  New Jersey and Washington, D.C.

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