Boeing subsidiary Insitu is being awarded a $47,037,076 delivery order for the procurement of eight ScanEagle unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) in support of the government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan.
The contract is under a Building Partnership Capacity case. It includes spares, support equipment and one logistician field service representative (FSR) 16 FSR operators to provide ScanEagle UAS technical services; two site surveys and site activation teams; and program management to sustain and operate the ScanEagle UAS.
Work will be performed in Afghanistan (95 percent) and fiscal 2018 Afghan Security Forces funding in the amount of $47,037,076 are being obligated at time of award.
The ScanEagle UAS are intended for surveillance and reconnaissance missions in support of ground troops in day/night operations.