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CAE Wins $20M to Train Predator/Reaper Operators

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Pentagon Contract Announcement

(Source: US Department of Defense; issued July 30, 2013)

CAE USA Inc, Tampa, Fla., has been awarded a $19,806,624 firm-fixed-price contract for MQ-1/9 contract aircrew training and courseware development training program.

Work will be performed at Creech Air Force Base, Nev., Holloman Air Force Base, N.M., March Air Reserve Base, Calif., Hancock Field Air National Guard Base, N.Y., and other locations that may be required in the future in accordance with the performance work statement.

The total cumulative face value of the contract is $19,806,624.

Work is expected to be completed by Sept. 30, 2018. This award is the result of a full and open competitive acquisition. The solicitation was posted on Federal Business Opportunities and six offers were received. Fiscal 2013 Operations and Maintenance funds in the amount of $76,386 have been obligated at time of award for the phase-in period.

Air Combat Command, Acquisition Management & Integration Center/PKB, Langley Air Force Base, Va., is the contracting activity (FA4890-13-C-0104).