Boeing’s [BA] Insitu has received a $390 million deal to deliver Blackjack drones to the Navy and Marine Corps, as well as a series of unmanned aircraft sales to Canada, Poland and Oman, the Pentagon said Friday.
Under the deal, Insitu will supply 63 RQ-21A attrition air vehicles to the Navy and Marine Corps, as well as an additional six Blackjack UAS and 17 of the air vehicles for the foreign military sales.
The award also includes up to 93 ScanEagle UASs in various configurations, according to the Pentagon.
Deliveries are expected to be completed by June 2022, with $10 million in FY ’19 funds obligated at the time of the award.
Naval Air Systems Command previously awarded Insitu a $54 million deal last August to produce four full-rate production Lot II RQ-21A Blackjack UAS (Defense Daily, August 22 2018).