USAF Orders 8 More General Atomics MQ-9 Reaper Drones for $72M

ReaperGeneral Atomics will supply the U.S. Air Force with an additional eight production configuration MQ-9 Reaper Block 5 unmanned aerial vehicles under a $72 million contract modification.

The Defense Department said Wednesday the company’s aeronautical systems business will perform contract work in Poway, California, through Dec. 31, 2017.

DoD noted that the full obligated amount is from fiscal 2014 aircraft procurement funds.

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

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