San Diego Business Journal

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. has a new contract to provide the U.K. Royal Air Force with spare parts and support equipment for the U.K.’s fleet of remotely piloted MQ-9 Reaper aircraft.

The U.S. Air Force announced the $11.9 million contract on Feb. 1. Work will be performed in Poway and run through November 2018.

The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Ohio acted as the intermediary in the foreign military sale.

The MQ-9 Reaper is an unmanned aircraft also known as the Predator B