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GA Wins $43M for Reaper UAV Field Upgrade

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Pentagon Contract Announcement

(Source: US Department of Defense; issued Jan 06, 2015)

General Atomics, Aeronautical Systems, Inc., Poway, California, has been awarded a $43,291,564 firm-fixed-price contract for MQ-9 Reaper field retrofit.

Contractor will provide retrofit kits for the MQ-9 Reaper Block 1 configuration aircraft with field retrofit capabilities.

Work will be performed at Poway, California, and is expected to be completed by July 5, 2017. This award is the result of a sole-source acquisition. Fiscal 2013 funds in the amount of $27,047,122 and fiscal 2014 funds in the amount of $16,244,442 are being obligated at the time of award.

Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity (FA8620-10-G-3038 0060).