Award Record

Record Date: December 15, 2023

High Altitude, Long Endurance: General Atomics Boosted to $200M for MQ-9 and MQ-1C Modifications

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc., Poway, California, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, firm-fixed-price and cost-plus-fixed-fee contract (H92403-18-D-0006) ceiling has been increased and now has a potential maximum estimated value of $200,000,000 for integration and testing support for the Medium Altitude Long Endurance Tactical (MALET) MQ-9 and MQ-1C Special Operations Forces peculiar (SOF-p) modifications, procurement of GA-ASI developed and produced aircraft modification kits, and analysis and studies to inform Government decision on potential future MALET MQ-9 and MQ-1C SOF-p modifications. Fiscal 2023 research, development, test and evaluation funds in the amount of $5,011,000 are being obligated at time of award. The majority of the work will be performed in Poway, California, and is expected to be completed by March 2024. This is a sole source requirement and was issued under the authority 10 U.S. Code 2304(c) (1), Only One Responsible Source and No Other Supplies or Services Will Satisfy Agency Requirements, as implemented by Federal Acquisition Regulation 6.302-1. U.S. Special Operations Command, MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, is the contracting activity.