General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc., Poway, California, has been awarded a not-to-exceed $17,868,222 undefinitized contract action for the France MQ‐9 Block 5 weaponization and Foreign Military Sales (FMS) Pod Integration effort.

This contract provides for the weaponization of the French Air Force MQ‐9 Block 5 aircraft and integration of the FMS Pod onto the French Air Force MQ‐9 Block 5 aircraft. Work will be performed in Poway, California, and is expected to be complete by Nov. 30, 2021. This contract involves 100% foreign military sales to France.

Foreign military sales funds in the amount of $8,755,428 are being obligated at the time of award. The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity (FA8620‐20‐F‐2390).

Source: DoD

UAV DACH: Beitrag im Original auf https://www.uasvision.com/2019/10/28/ga-asi-gets-18m-to-weaponize-french-mq-9/, mit freundlicher Genehmigung von UAS Vision automatisch importiert. Der Beitrag gibt nicht unbedingt die Meinung oder Position des UAV DACH e.V. wieder. Das Original ist in englischer Sprache.