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European MALE RPAS Stage 2 offer submitted

The future prime contractor for the European MALE RPAS Stage 2 contract, Airbus Defence & Space GmbH, submitted the offer for the envisaged global contract covering development and production including initial in-service support to the MALE RPAS Programme Division in Hallbergmoos on 29 May 2019. For this offer submission the future prime contractor has been supported by Airbus Defence & Space S.A.U., Dassault Aviation SA and Leonardo s.p.a. as major subcontractors.

Airbus Defence & Space GmbH, Dassault Aviation SA and Leonardo s.p.a.  have acted as Co-Contracting Group (CCG) to deliver the Stage 1 System Requirements Review (SRR) and System Preliminary Design Review (SPDR) during 2018. Today’s received offer has a value of several billion euros and replies to the invitation to tender (ITT) provided to industry in parallel to the Definition Study by end October 2018.


MALE RPAS Programme Division and Airbus Defence & Space bid team ©OCCAR

From now on, OCCAR-EA will assess the offer on completeness & compliance to the ITT requirements and enter, after PPSs approval, into contract negotiation.