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USMC picks General Atomics for Reaper logistics support

19th February 2021 - 16:00 GMT | by The Shephard News Team

Contract includes support for contractor-owned and operated MQ-9s flown outside the US by Task Force Southwest.

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems is providing contractor logistics support for contractor-owned and operated MQ-9 Reaper UASs flown for USMC Task Force Southwest, under a $11.15 million contract modification from Naval Air Systems Command.

The contract includes ISR support at Yuma, Arizona; Poway, California; and ‘various locations’ outside the continental US, the DoD announced on 18 February.

Work is expected to be completed by May 2021.

General Atomics was previously awarded a $305.19 million sole-source contract from the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center in December 2020 for MQ-9 logistics support.

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