AECOM’s URS Subsidiary Wins $961M Contract to Help Manage USAF Remotely Piloted Aircraft

The URS Federal Services business of AECOM (NYSE: ACM) has won a potential $961 million contract to help the U.S. Air Force operate and maintain three kinds of remotely piloted aircraft.

URS will provide organizational-level maintenance support for the Air Force’s MQ-1  Predator, MQ-9 Reaper and RQ-4 Global Hawk RPA platforms under the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract, the Defense Department said Friday.

Work also includes support for MQ-1 and MQ-9 pilot and sensor operators to sustain combat and training readiness of aircraft weapons systems at global tasked locations.

The Air Combat Command’s Acquisition Management and Integration Center received three offers for the IDIQ through a competitive acquisition process.

Base performance period is scheduled to be complete June 30, 2019.

The service branch will obligate $1.8 million in fiscal 2018 operations and maintenance funds at the time of award.

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