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GA Wins $24M for MQ-9 Hunter-Killer Demo

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Pentagon Contract Announcement

(Source: U.S Department of Defense; issued July 11, 2013)

General Atomics - Aeronautical Systems Inc., Poway, Calif., has been awarded a $23,951,449 modification (004940) to a cost-plus-incentive and firm-fixed-price contract (FA8620-05-G-3028) for additional 904.6 systems release tasks for the MQ-9 Hunter and Killer System Development and Demonstration (SDD) bridge effort.

The total cumulative face value of the contract is $114,143,253. The modification includes additional capabilities added to the basic SDD bridge effort, one aircraft retrofit, and one Systems Integration Laboratory upgrade.

Work will be performed at Poway, Calif., and is expected to be completed twelve months from date of award. Fiscal 2012 Research and Development funds in the amount of $3,427,374 and Fiscal 2013 Research and Development funds in the amount of $8,548,349 are being obligated at time of award.

Air Force Life Cycle Management Center/WIIK, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity