ARMY Awards $93.2M To General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. For Research and Development
General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc., Poway, California, was awarded a $93,293,554 hybrid (cost-plus-fixed-fee and firm-fixed-price) contract for research, development, test, and evaluation of artificial intelligence for the smart sensor prototype unmanned aerial platform. Bids were solicited via the internet with 999 received. Work will be performed in Poway, California, with an estimated completion date of March 2, 2023. Fiscal 2021 research, development, test, and evaluation (Army) funds in the amount of $13,000,000 were obligated at the time of the award. The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, is the contracting activity (W911QX-21-C-0001).
General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. provides aircraft parts. The Company manufactures remotely piloted aircraft systems, radars, electro-optic, and related mission systems, as well as offers training and support services. General Atomics Aeronautical Systems serves clients in the United States. (www.bloomberg.com)