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Pentagon Orders ScanEagle UAVs for Tunisia

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Pentagon Contract Announcement

(Source: US Department of Defense; issued Sept 29, 2016)

Insitu Inc., Bingen, Washington, is being awarded $9,802,042 for firm-fixed-price delivery order 0069 against a previously issued basic ordering agreement (N00019-12-G-0008) to procure launch and recovery equipment, spares, support equipment, and support services for the ScanEagle unmanned aircraft system operations for the government of Tunisia Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance Services Program.

Work will be performed in Bizerte, Tunisia (50 percent); and Bingen, Washington (40 percent); and Beja, Tunisia (10 percent), and is expected to be completed in September 2017.

Fiscal 2016 operations and maintenance (Navy) funds in the amount of $9,802,042 are being obligated at time of award, all of which will expire at the end of the fiscal year.

The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.