San Diego Business Journal

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. of Poway received two contract modifications, worth $47.7 million and $14.8 million, from the U.S. Army for the acquisition of ground equipment for unmanned aircraft. Work will take place over the next two years. The Army Contracting Command at Redstone Arsenal, Ala. awarded the deals, announced April 1 and 2.

Separately, the U.S. Air Force awarded the company a two-year, $20 million contract modification covering organic depot activation logistics support analysis. The deal calls for GA-ASI to provide comprehensive analysis in order to establish organic depot maintenance and repair capability for all reparable components of the MQ-9 unmanned aerial system, also known as the Reaper aircraft. The Air Force Lifecycle Management Center of Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Ohio awarded the contract, which was announced March 31.