DOD reported that Insitu Inc. of Bingen, Washington will support both the U.S. Marine Corps and the U.S. Special Operations Command (SOCOM) with unmanned aircraft systems.
Under one award, a $9,000,000 firm-fixed-price delivery order against a previously issued basic ordering agreement, the company will procure spare and sustainment parts to maintain the RQ-21A Blackjack unmanned aircraft system for the Marine Corps. Work will be performed in Bingen and is expected to be completed in January 2019. Fiscal year 2016 aircraft procurement (Marine Corps) funds in the amount of $9,00,000 will be obligated at time of award, all of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.