The US Department of Defense, Pentagon, announced $7.1 million in fresh aid to support the operations of the unmanned aerial vehicles (drones) of the Afghan National Defense and Security Forces.
“Insitu Inc., Bingen, Washington, is awarded $7,187,794 for a modification to a firm-fixed-price delivery order N68335-19-F-0434 against previously issued basic ordering agreement N68335-16-G-0046,” the defense departmetn said in a statement.
The statement further added “Work will be performed in Afghanistan (95%); and Bingen, Washington (5%).”
Pentagon also added “This order procures field service representatives and instructors to provide technical services, training, and program management needed to sustain and support ScanEagle unmanned aerial vehicles in Afghanistan in support of the government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan.”
“Work is expected to be complete by March 2021,” the Defense Department added in its statement.