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URS Corp. Contract to Support ‘Precision Attack’ Drones Now Worth $125.6M

URSCorpLogoURS Corp.’s (NYSE: URS) technical services operations in Germantown, Md. has won a contract modification to continue to provide program support to unmanned aerial vehicles, or drones, that “provide warfighter long endurance, real-time reconnaissance and surveillance, and precision attack against fixed and time critical targets, ” the Pentagon said Monday.

The company will take in $14, 219, 315 for its continued support of Air Combat Command‘s Unmanned Aircraft System Operations Center, pushing it total cumulative contract value to more than $125.6 million.

The Pentagon said the contract work would support drones including, but not limited to, the MQ-1 Predator and MQ-9 Reaper.

The modification will run from July 1 through June 30, 2014 and calls for work at:

  • Creech Air Force Base, Nev.
  • Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D.
  • Holloman Air Force Base, N.M.
  • Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo.

Eight percent of the work will support foreign military sales to the U.K., the Pentagon said.

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