AECOM awarded seven-year Remotely Piloted Aircraft operations and maintenance support prime IDIQ contract with US$961 million maximum value

GERMANTOWN, Md. (May 1, 2018) — AECOM, a premier, fully integrated global infrastructure firm, announced today that its Management Services group has been selected by the United States Air Force to provide Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) operations and maintenance. Initial orders are estimated to be valued at US$52 million, and the estimated maximum contract value of this single-award indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract is US$961 million. The period of performance began March 23, 2018, and includes a transition period, a seven-year performance period and a possible six-month extension.

“We’re proud to leverage AECOM’s unmanned systems expertise and worldwide sustainment capabilities toward the success of this global program,” said John Vollmer, AECOM’s president of its Management Services group. “Under this effort, AECOM will significantly expand its role in supporting the United States Air Force’s security mission around the world. RPA systems are at the forefront of detecting, identifying and engaging threats to peace, and we are honored to contribute to their operations and maintenance. With this award, AECOM becomes one of the top unmanned systems services providers in the world.”

AECOM will provide organizational-level maintenance for the MQ-9 Reaper and RQ-4 Global Hawk RPA as well as operator aircrew support for the MQ-9 at sites around the world. This award significantly expands AECOM’s level of support to the unmanned aerial systems community, which currently includes small, medium and long-range systems as well as operations centers for the United States Air Force, Navy, National Guard and commercial clients.

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