General Atomics to fabricate MQ-9 Block 5 extended range installation kits for US Air Force

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General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. (GA-ASI), has been awarded a cost-plus-fixed-fee contract on basic ordering agreement (BOA) by the US Air Force Lifecycle Management Center (AFLCMC), Medium Altitude Unmanned Aircraft System, Wright Patterson Air Force Base (WPAFB).

As per the contract, the contractor will manufacture10 of each: MQ-9 Block 5 extended range installation kits, MQ-9 Block 5 Beyond Line of Sight installation kits, MQ-9 Block 5 VORTEX installation kits, MQ-9 Block 5 Barrett Asymmetric Digital Datalink Computer installation kits, verification/finalization of Installation Kit Interactive Electronic Technical Manual kit documentation, and installation of the aforementioned kits onto MQ-9 Block 5 aircraft.

This US$12.25 million contract has been awarded in March 2017.

Work will be performed at the company’s facility in Poway, California, and is expected to be completed in March 2019.

Stakeholder Information:
Contractor: General Atomics

PROJECT INFO

Project Name: WPAFB – Fabrication of MQ-9 Block 5 Extended Range Installation Kits – USA
Project Status: Awarded
Project Type: Parent
Project Start Quarter: Q1 2017
Project End Quarter: Q1 2019
Project Value (USD): 12.25 Million
Project Sector:
Aircraft Body, Components and Materials,
Military Aircraft
Project Location:
California
Poway
USA
North America

BIDDING COMPANIES

Tender Award Date: 03/20/2017
Awarded to:
General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc
Bidding Companies:
General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc

 

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