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GA Wins $23M for Work on UAVs

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Pentagon Contract Announcement

(Source: U.S Department of Defense; issued August 16, 2013)

-- General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc, Poway, Calif., has been awarded an $11,352,795 firm-fixed-price contract for engineering change proposal (ECP) to calendar year 2011 spares and support equipment.
This contract action will purchase Initial Block 5 spares and support equipment in support of two Block 5 aircraft proposed as part of the fiscal 2011 aircraft procurement to support testing.
Work will be performed at Poway, Calif., and is expected to be completed by March 28, 2016.
Fiscal 2011 procurement funds in the amount of $11,352,795 are being obligated at time of award.
Air Force Lifecycle Management Center/WIIK, Medium Altitude Unmanned Aircraft Systems, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity (FA8620-10-G-3038 DO 0001-01).

-- General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc., Poway, Calif., was awarded a cost-plus-fixed-fee, option-eligible, non-multi-year, contract modification (P00094) of $11,423,474.37 with a cumulative maximum value of $156,370,264 in exercise of its option for additional engineering services for the MQ-1C Gray Eagle unmanned aircraft systems program.
Performance location will be at Poway, Calif., and funding will be from fiscal 2013 other funding.
One bid solicited and one received.
The US Army Contracting Command -- Redstone Arsenal (Aviation), Redstone, Ala., is the contracting activity (W58RGZ-09-C-0136).