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General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Receives $28.3M Air Force Contract

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    In this undated handout file photo provided by the U.S. Air Force, an MQ-9 Reaper, armed with GBU-12 Paveway II laser guided munitions and AGM-114 Hellfire missiles, is piloted by Col. Lex Turner during a combat mission over southern Afghanistan.

    The U.S. Air Force recently awarded General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. a $28.3 million contract to implement the first phase of the Aircraft Structural Integrity Program.

    Under the deal, GA-ASI will manage the structural integrity of the Air Force’s MQ-9 Reaper aircraft fleet throughout the aircraft life cycle. Work under the recently awarded cost-plus-incentive-fee contract will be conducted on the GA-ASI site in Poway and last through September 2016.

    The builder calls the aircraft by the name Predator B.
     

     

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