San Diego Business Journal

GA-ASI Nabs $94M in Contract Modifications

By Brad Graves Monday, February 24, 2014

The U.S. Army awarded General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. two contract modifications worth $94.3 million.

The deals, announced Feb. 21, cover ground control stations for unmanned aircraft.

A $76.2 million modification will change the Gray Eagle Portable Ground Control Station to mobile ground control station. The deal calls for the work to be complete by November 2016.

Gray Eagle is a version of the GA-ASI Predator built especially for the Army.

An $18.1 million modification calls for unspecified changes to the universal ground control station. Work is expected to be complete by November 2015.

Work will be done at GA-ASI facilities in Poway.

The Army Contracting Command at Redstone Arsenal, Ala,. awarded the contracts.