> our title:

USAF to Extend Range of Reaper Block 1 UAV

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Pentagon Contract Announcement

(Source: US Department of Defense; issued Aug. 12, 2013)


General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc., Poway, Calif., has been awarded an NTE $26,222,034 Undefinitized Contract Action (FA8620-10-G-3038 DO 0106) for Extended Range Phase 2 to provide Extended Range capabilities for the Block 1 MQ-9 aircraft.

Work will be performed at Poway, Calif., and is expected to be completed by Aug. 12, 2015.

This is a sole source acquisition. Fiscal 2013 Procurement funds in the amount of $4,317,120, fiscal 2012 Aircraft Procurement funds in the amount of $2,389,920, fiscal 2012 Aircraft Initial Spare and Repair Parts funds in the amount of $2,345,280 and fiscal 2012 & 2013 Research and Development funds in the amount of $2,250,000 are being obligated at the time of award.

Air Force Life Cycle Management Center/WIIK, Medium Altitude Unmanned Aircraft Systems, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio is the contracting activity.

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