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GA Wins $221M Hardware Order for 20 Gray Eagle-ER UAVs

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Pentagon Contract Announcement

(Source: US Department of Defense; issued May 10, 2017)

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc., Poway, California, was awarded a $221,577,527 modification (P00102) to contract W58RGZ-13-C-0109 for hardware acquisition for the extended range Gray Eagle unmanned aircraft system, to include:
-- 20 extended range aircraft;
-- 20 satellite communications (SATCOM) air data terminals;
-- six universal ground control stations;
-- one mobile ground control station;
-- nine universal ground data terminals;
-- three lots of spares; three lots of ground support equipment and associated program management.

This acquisition also includes options for up to five extended range Gray Eagle aircraft; five SATCOM air data terminals; and associated program management.

Work will be performed in Poway, California, with an estimated completion date of Nov. 30, 2019. Fiscal 2016 other funds in the amount of $221,577,527 were obligated at the time of the award.

U.S. Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, is the contracting activity.