Tony Smeraglinolo: Engility Lands Contract to Help Air Force Manage Sentinel UAVs

Tony Smeraglinolo
Tony Smeraglinolo

Engility (NYSE: EGL) will administer networks and manage security for the U.S. Air Force‘s RQ-170 Sentinel unmanned aerial vehicles under a three-year,  $11 million contract.

The company will carry out operational tasks on the Sentinels for the Air Combat Command’s 432nd Wing at Creech Air Force Base in Nevada, Engility said Thursday.

Tony Smeraglinolo,  Engility president and CEO, said this contract is part of the company’s aim to grow work in supporting missions, platforms and ground support systems for remotely piloted aircraft.

“We are honored to have the opportunity to serve the U.S. Air Force and our nation by supporting the Sentinel mission, ” he said.

Engility will also help plan training missions and simulations for the Sentinel.

Sentinel aircraft are built with airborne intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance technologies that are designed to be low-observable.

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