GA-ASI Gets $17M USAF Support Contract for Italian Air Force MQ-9s


General
Atomics
Aeronautical
Systems
Inc.,

Poway,
California,
has
been
awarded
a
face
value
$16,928,439
cost-plus-fixed-fee
and
firm-fixed-priced
contract
modification
(P00003)
to
previously
awarded
contract
FA8689-23-C-2013.

This
is
to
exercise
of
an
option
for
continued
sustainment
for
the
Italian
Air
Force
MQ-9
Unmanned
Aerial
System
Program
fleet
currently
being
serviced
under
the
basic
contract
that
provides
logistics
support
activities
including
core,
depot
repair,
engineering
services,
field
team
support,
country
standard
technical
order
revision
services,
insurance,
contractor
managed
storage,
transportation,
data,
spares,
and
software
maintenance
services
for
the
Italian
Air
Force
MQ-9
Blocks
1
and
5
aircraft.

Work
will
be
performed
in
Poway,
California;
Italy;
and
Kuwait,
and
is
expected
to
be
complete
by
Jan.
31,
2025.
This
contract
involves
100%
foreign
military
sales
to
Italy.
Foreign
Military
Sales
in
the
amount
of
$16,928,439
are
being
obligated
at
time
of
award.

The
Air
Force
Life
Cycle
Management
Center,
Wright-Patterson
Air
Force
Base,
Ohio,
is
the
contracting
activity.

Source:
DoD