General Atomics

End of 2013 sees plenty of contract activity

Calendar year 2013 came to a close with a flurry of contract awards, including one for $750 million and another worth over $500 million. Here’s a roundup of the major IT-related awards from the last two weeks of the year.

Four nab $15M contracts to assess UCLASS UAV

The Navy has given the go ahead to four companies to continue their design development for the UCLASS aircraft, meant to give carriers added surveillance and defense capabilities .

General Atomics wins $110.3M Army contract for UAV support

General Atomics has won a $110.3 million Army contract modification for product support and fleet sustainment operations for the Gray Eagle UAV, with working being done in Afghanistan.

General Atomics partners with NASA for unmanned systems development

NASA and General Atomics team up to develop and flight test new command and control satellite link capabilities on a Predator B unmanned aircraft system

Terrorists target wrong contractor in assassination plot

Al-Qaida targets wrong CEO in uncovered terrorist assassination plot.