San Diego Business Journal

The U.S. Air Force awarded General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. up to $12.1 million for electrical system work on the company’s Reaper unmanned aircraft.

Under the deal, GA-ASI will provide 60 electrical safety improvement program retrofit kits for aircraft flown by the Air Force Special Operations Command, Air Combat Command and Air National Guard.

Work will be performed in Poway and is expected to take two years. The deal was announced Sept. 16. The Air Force Lifecycle Management Center at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, awarded the deal.