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GAASI Wins $11M to Retrofit Heavy Fuel Engine

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Pentagon Contract Announcement

(Source: U.S Department of Defense; issued October 2, 2012)

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc., Poway, Calif., was awarded a $10,682,822 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract.

The award will provide for the modification of an existing contract to retrofit unmanned aircraft system Block 0 alternate heavy fuel engine.

Work will be performed in Poway, with an estimated completion date of Sept. 26, 2013. One bid was solicited, with one bid received.

The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Ala., is the contracting activity (W58RGZ-12-C-0001).