Patriot Group International Subcontracts Tempus for Northcom Aerial ISR Support

solider, equipment, c4isrPatriot Group International has awarded Tempus Applied Solutions a $24.4 million subcontract to provide aerial intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance services for U.S. Northern Command.

Tempus said Wednesday the airborne ISR services will aid a counter narcotics and global threats contract that PGI secured in September.

Tempus will install aerial surveillance hardware and software into a Pilatus PC-12 aircraft to conduct more than 1,500 flight hours in support of Northcom’s mission.

The subcontract also covers flight crew, maintenance services, logistics support and secure facility services, Tempus added.

Northcom’s CN&GT mission aims to mitigate national security threats posed by drug trafficking, piracy, transnational organized crime and illegal finance networks.

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