Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (Nasdaq:KTOS), a leading National Security Solutions provider, announced today that its Micro Systems, Inc. subsidiary has received a $4.6M contract award from Navy Aerial Target and Decoy System program office (PMA-208) for the development of a new wide band / high data rate radio upgrade that will be integrated into all sub-systems of their System for Navy Target Control (SNTC). The award represents the first phase of a planned three-phase upgrade development effort directed at fielding a significantly more capable ground control system for the Navy's world-wide target operations. Full rate production will be the subject of a separate contract activity at the conclusion of the development and qualification effort.
Wayne Armstrong, Sr. Vice President of Kratos' Unmanned Systems Solutions Division and General Manager of Micro Systems, Inc., commented, "We have worked in partnership with PMA-208 for many years and look forward to continuing that relationship as we undertake the development of a more advanced system for satisfying the Navy's future needs for the operation of their high performance aerial, sea surface, and land targets."
Date: Aug 27, 2012