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Up to $124.9M to LM for US Naval Air Terminal Ground Handling Services in Italy

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P-3Cs on the flightlineat Naval Air Station Sigonella(click to view full) Lockheed Martin in Bethesda, MD won a $14.6 million firm-fixed-price contract to provide air terminal ground handling services at US Naval Support Activity Naples and US Naval Air Station Sigonella in Italy. The contract contains a 7-month base period and 5 one-year options, which, if exercised, bring the total value of the contract to $124.9 million. Naval Support Activity Naples and the Naval Air Station Sigonella both support the US Navy’s Sixth Fleet. The Naval Support Activity Naples provides administrative and logistic support to over 100 tenant commands and activities throughout the Mediterranean region, which includes NATO forces and the US Sixth Fleet. The principal striking power of the Sixth Fleet resides in its aircraft carriers and jet aircraft, its submarines, and its reinforced battalion of US Marines on board amphibious ships deployed in the Mediterranean. Altogether, approximately 40 ships, 175 aircraft, and 21,000 people make up the Sixth Fleet. The Naval Air Station Sigonella on the island of Sicily provides consolidated operational, command and control, administrative, logistical and advanced logistical support for US and NATO forces. The station is the major support element for the Sixth Fleet. NAS […]

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