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GA Wins $134M to Extend MQ-9 Range, Improve Software

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Pentagon Contract Announcement

(Source: US Department of Defense; issued February 05, 2014


General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc., Poway, Calif., has been awarded a not-to-exceed $117,286,467 undefinitized contract action (0118) for an existing firm-fixed-price contract (FA8620-10-G-3038) for the MQ-9 Accelerated Extended Range effort which will field 38 MQ-9 Extended Range aircraft.

Work will be completed in Poway, Calif., and is expected to be completed by July 7, 2016.

Fiscal 2013 research and development funds in the amount of $6,597,174, fiscal 2013 procurement funds in the amount of $31,304,722, and fiscal 2014 research and development funds in the amount of $3,605,250 will be obligated for a total obligation of $41,507,146 at contract award. This award is a result of sole-source acquisition.

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


-- General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc., Poway, Calif., has been awarded a $16,595,766 delivery order (0114) for an existing contract (FA8620-10-G-3038) for Lead-off Hitter AFSOC MQ-9 Software Line which will provide MQ-9 software engineering support for the AFSOC fleet of MQ-9 unmanned aerial systems.

Work will be performed in Poway, Calif., and is expected to be completed by Feb. 6, 2015.

Fiscal 2013 research and development funds in the amount of $2,063,006 are being obligated at 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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