General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. of Poway received a $296.9 million deal from the U.S. Army, the Pentagon announced May 7.

The deal — actually a contract modification — covers logistics support and fleet sustainment for the Gray Eagle unmanned aircraft, which is the Army version of the Predator. The year-long contract includes spares and repairs.

Work will be performed in Poway and Afghanistan.

The Army Contracting Command of Redstone Arsenal, Ala., awarded the deal.