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GA Wins $16M to Support French Reapers in Niger

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Pentagon Contract Announcement

(Source: US Department of Defense; issued Oct 30, 2014)

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc., Poway, California, has been awarded a $16,064,628 modification to exercise an option on a delivery order (0113) for an existing Basic Ordering Agreement (FA8620-10-G-3038) for France's MQ-9 Contractor Logistics Support (CLS) Phase 2.

Contractor will provide an additional period of CLS for the French Air Force. Work will be performed at Poway, California, and Niamey, Niger, and is expected to be completed by Oct. 31, 2015.

This modification is 100 percent foreign military sales for France.

Medium Altitude Unmanned Aircraft Systems, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity.