MQ-9 Reaper Maintenance


RPA O&M – Keeping the Unmanned Aerial System Fleet Flying

RPA O&M – Keeping the Unmanned Aerial System Fleet Flying

Amentum directly supports Air Combat Command (ACC) by providing high-level MQ-9 Reaper and RQ-4 Global Hawk organizational-level (O-Level) maintenance and provides MQ-9 Launch and Recovery Element (LRE) pilots and sensor operator aircrew to support tasked locations worldwide. Specifically, Amentum experts deliver operations support; aircraft maintenance management, including Comprehensive Engine Management System (CEMS) support; AGE and GSE maintenance; supply support; C4ISR systems O&M support; quality assurance and quality control; and ancillary support programs. We support the Air Tasking Order (ATO) requirements at CONUS and OCONUS locations. This contract reinforces our continued ability to handle high-hazard and high-consequence materiel as we provide storage, inventory, control, build-up, and flight line delivery of munitions. Employee security clearance requirements range from Secret (S) to Top Secret/SCI (TS/SCI).

Project Highlights

  • Generated 100% ATO requirements for 2,500+ sorties in a six-month period
  • Generated 100% ATO requirements across 11 CONUS sites for more than a year
  • First-ever non-OEM support to Global Hawk at two key OCONUS sites
  • No loss of RPA combat operations during the transition, or for the life of the contract, with MC rates >95% & C2 Systems Ao Rate of 99.99%
  • Successfully executed complex RQ-4 deployment/redeployment from Guam to Japan during typhoon season while generating the required ATO lines
  • Earned Flight Safety Award of Distinction for critical inflight save of aircraft/lives
  • Robust AS9110 Quality Assurance (QA) program—zero non-conformances and four strengths during a most recent audit



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