Kratos receives USD 2.6m contract to develop proof of concept system for SATCOM

National security solutions provider Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (Nasdaq:KTOS) has announced that its Kratos RT Logic subsidiary has been awarded a USD 2.6m contract for the Pilot Phase 2 program to implement a proof-of-concept system, enabling an enterprise solutions to increase the capacity and resiliency of wideband satellite communications (SATCOM), the company said.

Kratos´ system will enable government satellite users to roam, similar to the way cell phone users roam through multiple cellular networks.

Under the terms of the award, Kratos will also demonstrate a prototype government network operating center (GNOC) function that responds to user requirements and service provider capabilities. The function interfaces to SATCOM gateways and remote terminals, provides situational awareness, and successfully mitigates threats.

Kratos is supported on this effort by a team of satellite operators to execute the program, including Intelsat General, SES Government Solutions, and INMARSAT.

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. develops transformative, affordable technology for the Department of Defense and commercial customers. Kratos specializes in unmanned systems, satellite communications, cyber security/warfare, microwave electronics, missile defense, training and combat systems.