General Atomics has awarded a $441 million worth contract to provide technical services for the US Army’s Gray Eagle Unmanned Aircraft Systems, the Department of defense announced Friday.
"General Atomics, Poway, California, was awarded a $441,634,278 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for procurement of technical services for U.S. Army Gray Eagle Unmanned Aircraft Systems," the release said.
Work locations and funding will be determined with each order, with an estimated completion date of Sept. 30, 2023, the release added.
The General Atomics Gray Eagle UAS is based on the Predator unmanned aircraft and can carry multiple payloads such as electro-optical/infrared systems with laser designation technology, synthetic aperture radars, communications relay platforms and Hellfire missiles for reconnaissance, surveillance and target acquisition missions as well as attack operations.
The US military has created a MQ-C Gray Eagle drone unit as part of efforts to enance warfighting capability in South Korea. The Second Infantry Division plans to put the advanced unmanned aircraft system into full operation in April next year, with its first flight slated for this spring, US Forces Korea (USFK) said Wednesday in a statement, Yonhap reports
The US is expected to deploy MQ-IC Gray Eagle attack drone in South Korea. “There has been a move to dispatch the drone to be operated by the US Forces in Korea including last years test flight,” an unnamed military official was quoted as saying by Korea Herald news daily Wednesday
General Atomics Aeronautical Systems has won a $121.3 million modification contract from the US for 19 Gray Eagle unmanned aerial vehicles and 19 satellite communications air data terminals
General Atomics Aeronautical Systems has won a $13.2 million modification contract from US for 19 Gray Eagle unmanned aircraft, 19 SATCOM Air Data Terminals, one lot of initial spares, and one ground support equipment
Eyeing to sell MQ-9B SeaGuardian Unmanned Aerial System, and electromagnetic aircraft launch and recovery systems (EMALS) for Indian aircraft carriers, General Atomics has announced the opening of a new office in New Delhi, India. General Atomics is working with both governments (India and the United States) in an effort to provide India with a variety of systems and technologies supporting national defense, including MQ-9B SeaGuardian drones, and EMALS for Indian aircraft carriers, the company said in a statement Tuesday
General Atomics beat Israel Aerospace Industries in two huge deals worth an approximate $1.2 billion in unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) sales to Australia and Belgium
NCI Information Systems has been awarded a $22 million contract to modernize Home Station Mission Command Centers (HSMCCs) at nine sites across the United States and internationally. The contract has a three-year base period of performance with eight optional tasks, the company said in a statement Thursday
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