Kratos awarded USD 3.3m contract to produce jet drone target aircraft

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (Nasdaq: KTOS) has announced its Unmanned Systems Division has received a USD 3.3 million contract for 10 production jet target drone aircraft and related systems, the company said.

This order represents a periodic recurring need/request for Kratos´ target systems as part of a multi-year basic ordering agreement with this key international customer.

Kratos provides unmanned aerial drone systems for threat representative target missions to exercise weapon, radar, and other systems; and tactical aerial drone systems for strike/ISR and force multiplication missions.

Work under this contract award will be performed primarily at the Kratos Unmanned Systems Division production facilities in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Due to competitive, customer related and other considerations, no additional information will be provided related to this new contract award.

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions develops and fields transformative, affordable technology, platforms and systems for United States National Security related customers, allies and commercial enterprises. Kratos specializes in unmanned systems, satellite communications, cyber security/warfare, microwave electronics, missile defense, hypersonic systems, training, combat systems and next generation turbo jet and turbo fan engine development.