USAF Exercises $1.3 M Contract Option to Kratos
- For Support of the Defense Meteorological Satellite Program
Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc.(Nasdaq:KTOS), a leading National Security Solutions provider, announced today that the U.S. Air Force has exercised a $1.3 million option with Kratos' Integral Systems group for continued support of the Defense Meteorological Satellite Program (DMSP).
The Defense Meteorological Satellite Program collects weather data for U.S. military operations. Kratos performs Independent Validation and Verification on flight software for the DMSP to ensure that the software meets the requirements of the Air Force to eliminate errors that could affect mission success and safety. Kratos also provides on-call engineering support to research software capabilities as well as review, test and comment on proposed software changes.
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"This award reinforces our strong relationship and commitment to the Air Force," said Bob Wright, Senior Vice President of Kratos Integral Federal Solutions. "We are proud to help assure the DMSP's ability to achieve its mission goals. Kratos has an extensive track record of providing services to the DMSP, with this year marking the 25th anniversary of our strong partnership."
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Source : Kratos Defense & Security Solutions