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US SOCOM Awards $475M Contract for UAV Services Worldwide

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Pentagon Contract Announcement

(Source: US Department of Defense; issued June 28, 2017)

Arcturus UAV, Rohnert Park, California, is being awarded one of three indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contracts for a maximum of $475,000,000 for Mid-Endurance Unmanned Aircraft Systems (MEUAS III) intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance services at multiple locations worldwide.

Fiscal 2017 operations and maintenance funds in the amount of $150,000 are being obligated at time of award.

This contract was a competitive acquisition and eight responsive proposals were received.

The contract includes a 54-month period of performance, with four 12-month ordering periods followed by one six-month ordering period. Estimated completion date is June 2022.

The contract minimum amount is $150,000 and the contract maximum ceiling amount is $475,000,000 over the life of the contract. This contract and resulting task orders shall be funded with operations and maintenance appropriations and is not a multiyear contract.

U.S. Special Operations Command, Tampa, Florida, is the contracting activity (H92222-17-D-0010).