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Air Reconnaissance | Boeing | Contracts - Awards | UAVs | USA

$14.5M for UAVs to Cover Naval Strike Groups, Oil Platforms

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The Boeing Co. in St. Louis, MO is being awarded a $14.5 million firm-fixed-price contract to provide "persistent Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Unmanned Aerial Vehicle services for a Naval Expeditionary Strike Group deployment and Gulf Oil Platform security in direct support of Operation Iraqi Freedom and the Global War on Terrorism." Work will be performed onboard a Navy vessel in the Pacific, and is expected to be complete in February 2006. This contract was not competitively procured. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., issued the contract (N00019-05-C-0045).

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