General Atomics Awarded $80M Army UAS Logistics Support Contract

Jeff Brody

General Atomics has secured an $80M cost-plus-fixed-fee contract to provide logistics support services for the U.S. Army's Gray Eagle Block 0 drones.

The company's aeronautical systems business will perform work in Poway, Calif., and Afghanistan through June 28, 2020, the Department of Defense said Friday.

Army Contracting Command sought contractor support via the internet and obligated $28.8M at the time of award from the service branch's fiscal 2019 defense overseas contingency operations transfer funds.

The Gray Eagle unmanned aircraft system is a component of the Army's Aviation Modernization Plan and designed to operate at an altitude of 29K feet with up to 1,075 pounds of payload.

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