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GSA to Remove Non-Defense Innovation Unit-Approved Drones From Multiple Award Schedules


The General Services Administration will remove from Multiple Award Schedules contracts unmanned aircraft systems and other drones to address potential security risks associated with the use of such devices. The decision does not cover drones approved by the Defense Innovation Unit under the Blue sUAS program, which seeks to provide the Department of Defense and federal agencies with trusted and secure small drones.

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Army selects 7 firms for potential $249M UAS contract

Seven companies have won spots on a potential five-year, $248.5 million contract to provide multiple unmanned aircraft systems to the U.S. Army. The Defense Department said Wednesday contractors will compete for task orders covering long-range reconnaissance surveillance and medium-range mobile UAS; a government-owned tactical open architecture controller system; and spare and repair parts. …

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Army Picks Five Firms for $248M Handheld UAV IDIQ

The U.S. Army has awarded five companies positions on a potential $248 million contract for portable hand-launched unmanned aerial vehicles. A FedBizOpps contracting notice says awardees will bid to provide the branch UAV products for operations inside and outside the continental U.S. Awardees of the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity include: AeroVironment (NASDAQ: AVAV) …

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