Woodbridge, Virginia – October 13, 2017 – MAG Aerospace has won the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) UAS contract, a US Department of State contract with services based in Somalia. Under this contract, MAG provides turnkey support to provide real-time situational awareness to AMISOM, Somalia National Army (SNA), and coalition partners. The intent is to use the unarmed unmanned aerial surveillance platform to detect and monitor armed group activities, with an emphasis on counter-improvised explosive devices (C-IED), monitoring main supply routes, and overwatch to AMISOM and SNA forces. AMISOM is an active, regional peacekeeping mission operated by the African Union with the approval of the United Nations in Somalia.
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MAG Aerospace, headquartered in Woodbridge, Virginia, is a leader in providing and enabling real-time situational awareness to help its customers to make the world smaller and safer. Private equity-backed by the Clairvest Group, MAG Aerospace delivers full-spectrum ISR Services (operations, training, and technical services) and other specialty aviation to federal, international, civilian, and commercial customers around the world. In 2017, MAG’s team of 900+ professionals operated 200+ manned and unmanned special mission aircraft during more than 98,000 flight hours on 5 continents in support of our customers’ missions. For more information, visit www.magaero.com.