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USAF Orders Five Predator UAVs

File photo of the B MQ-9 UAV.
by Staff Writers
San Diego CA (SPX) Jan 27, 2006
General Atomics-Aeronautical Systems is being awarded a $41,403,571 fixed price incentive firm contract for the manufacture, test, and delivery of five Predator B MQ-9 Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, and associated equipment to include Initial Spares, Ground Support Equipment, pack-up kits, and Ku SATCOM antennas.

At this time, total funds have been obligated. Solicitations began November 2004 and negotiations were complete in December 2005. This work will be complete by March 2008.

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Two Production RQ-4A Global Hawks Deploy In Global War On Terrorism
San Diego CA (SPX) Jan 26, 2006
U.S. forces supporting the war on terrorism gained two critical intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance assets this month when the U.S. Air Force deployed the first two production RQ-4A Global Hawk unmanned aerial vehicles to theater. Global Hawk is designed and produced by Northrop Grumman.







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