05 Agustus 2011
BQM-167Xi Unmanned Target Drone (photo : Unmanned)
Composite Engineering Inc. (CEi), announced that it has been awarded a multi-million dollar contract with the Government of the Republic of Singapore. The contract was established to supply High Speed Aerial Target Drones to the Ministry of Defence of Singapore. In addition to delivering the BQM-167Xi target drones, the contract will encompass all requisite Ground Support Equipment, Training, Logistics support and spares.
The target system will be provided as the international variant of the recently selected next generation high subsonic sub-scale aerial target system for the US Navy. Company President Mrs. Amy Fournier commented about the award: “We are all so very pleased to be selected as the supplier to support the Defense Target needs of Singapore.” The addition of this contract to the CEi 2011 portfolio will bring 2011 bookings to date to over $110M.
The Singapore contract will be supported by its Roseville CA office for Engineering, Program Management and Administrative support, its Sacramento facility for manufacturing and its Wichita KS office for contributions to the software effort.