Kratos awarded USD 65m in space, satellite communication contracts

California-based Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (Nasdaq: KTOS) has announced it has been awarded space and satellite communications contracts and options on existing contracts that total approximately USD 65 million, the company said.

Work performed under these contract awards will be performed at secure Kratos manufacturing facilities and customer locations and is expected to be substantially completed over the next 12 months.

The awards include Kratos´ products and services across technology application domains that are critical to defending space operations and assuring global satellite communication for the United States and its allies, as well as certain other operations that are essential to national security.

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. 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 and combat systems.