Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: KTOS) has received a joint functional component command for space (JFCC Space) contract modification to expand RF monitoring, interference detection and geolocation services for the US Department of Defense (DoD), the company said.
The contract is to include services to Department of Defense (DoD) leased Ku and C-band commercial bandwidth worldwide, and X-band geolocation in select locations.
DoD relies on commercial bandwidth to support critical mission needs, including reconnaissance, surveillance and broadband communications between commanders and field units. The contract modification is valued at USD6.2 million.
A component of the US Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM), JFCC Space is responsible for executing continuous, integrated space operations to deliver theater and global effects in support of national and combatant command objectives. This includes monitoring and protecting the commercial satellite bandwidth leased by DoD.
Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. is a mid-tier government contractor with the Department of Defense´s Third Offset Strategy. Kratos provides unmanned aerial drone target systems used to test weapon systems, and is a provider of unmanned combat aerial systems for force multiplication and amplification.