General Atomics is Providing Communications and Support Equipment for Navy MQ-9A Reapers
General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc., Poway, California, is awarded a $13,068,808 modification (P00001) to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N0001920C0031). This modification adds scope to procure mission kits, ground support equipment, spares, element communications gear, and additional required equipment in support of the MQ-9A Reaper unmanned air systems for the Navy. Work will be performed in Manama, Bahrain (81%); Poway, California (16%); and Yuma, Arizona (3%), and is expected to be completed in August 2021. Fiscal 2020 aircraft procurement (Navy) funds in the amount of $13,068,808 will be obligated at time of award, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.