General Atomics Awarded $117M for 38 Air Force Reaper UAVs

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General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. has been awarded a $117,286,467 contract to help the U.S. Air Force field 38 variants of the company’s MQ-9 Reaper unmanned aerial vehicle. The Air Force is obligating $41,507,146 at the time of award from research and development funds in fiscal years 2013 and 2014 as well as from its fiscal 2013 procurement funds, the Defense Department said Thursday. Work...

General Atomics to Manage Predator, Reaper Logistics for $362M; Frank Pace on Firm’s Domestic UAS Efforts

General Atomics-Aeronautical Systems has been awarded a $362,193,866 contract to perform logistics support and sustainment work for the U.S. Air Force‘s fleets of Predator and Reaper unmanned aerial systems. The cost-plus-fixed-fee contract covers work in Poway, Calif. through Dec. 31, 2014 and the Air Force is obligating $89,976,837 in fiscal year 2014 operations and maintenance funds at the...

General Atomics to Build 24 Reaper UAVs for $377M

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General Atomics-Aeronautical Systems has been awarded a potential $377,400,000 delivery order to produce 24 MQ-9 Reaper unmanned aerial vehicles for the U.S. Air Force. The Air Force is obligating $305 million in fiscal year 2013 aircraft procurement funds at the time of award and is also acquiring shipping containers, spares and support equipment, the Defense Department said Friday. Contract funding...

Report: US, France, Israel Discuss General Atomics Reaper Deal

U.S. Air Force photo France is discussing a potential purchase of two General Atomics-built unmanned aerial vehicles with the U.S. and Israeli governments, Reuters reports. According to Leigh Thomas’ story, French Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian told iTele the country intends to buy the Reaper UAVs straight away. Citing Le Monde newspaper, Thomas writes France expects the U.S. to approve...

General Atomics Wins $120M For AF Reaper Parts

General Atomics-Aeronautical Systems Inc. has won a $120,551,310 contract to provide unmanned aerial vehicle components to the U.S. Air Force, the Defense Department said Friday. The branch will receive MQ-9 Reaper spare parts and ground support equipment under the firm-fixed-price contract. Work will occur in San Diego and the Pentagon expects delivery to finish by March 13, 2015. Wright-Patterson...

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