Textron’s AAI Subsidiary to Continue SOCOM UAS ISR Services Under $120M IDIQ

AAI, a subsidiary of Textron (NYSE: TXT) subsidiary, has received a potential $120 million contract to continue providing intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance support for the  U.S. Special Operations Command‘s mid-endurance unmanned aircraft systems.

SOCOM awarded the sole-source contract for AAI to provide worldwide support until all of the command’s operational sites complete transition to a multiple-award MEUAS III acquisition vehicle, the Defense Department said Tuesday.

The command signed a justification and approval notice March 12 that allows issuance of task orders for up to 12 months after the prior contract’s June 2018 expiry.

DoD noted the obligated amount of $15 million at the time of award is from SOCOM’s fiscal 2018 operations and maintenance funds.

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