Pentagon contract announcement
General Atomics-Aeronautical Systems Inc, Poway, California, has been awarded a $98-million ceiling indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for the MQ-9 technology maturation effort. This effort will provide a broad enterprise of activities associated with development of capabilities for the MQ-9 Reaper unmanned aircraft system (UAS).
The objective is to develop approved capabilities for the MQ-9 UAS to satisfy criteria to be on-ramped onto a contract to integrate the capability into the MQ-9 fleet. Work will be performed at Poway and orders on this indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity will be placed by September 20, 2021.