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Kratos SAT Awarded $13.2 M Satellite Interference Geolocation Contract to Support USSTRATCOM

  • SAT Services Enable U.S. Cyber Command to Accurately Pinpoint the Location of RF Interference Sources Worldwide

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (Nasdaq:KTOS), a leading National Security Solutions provider, announced today that its SAT Corporation subsidiary has been awarded a contract by the United States Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM) to provide worldwide Radio Frequency (RF) interference geolocation services. The award is valued at $13.2 million if all options are exercised.

Under the terms of the contract, SAT will provide U.S. Cyber Command (USCYBERCOM) with SAT's QoS RF Monitoring and Interference Detection and Geolocation Services for monitoring and geolocating commercial satellite interference. USCYBERCOM is a sub-unified command, subordinate to USSTRATCOM, that is responsible for planning, coordinating, integrating, synchronizing, and directing activities to operate and defend the Department of Defense information networks. The contract represents a multi-million dollar value if all options are exercised over five years.

"We are pleased that USSTRATCOM and USCYBERCOM will continue to rely upon the advanced technical capabilities of our global network," said Greg Caicedo, Vice President and General Manager of SAT Services. "Worldwide geolocation capabilities are an essential piece for USSTRATCOM and USCYBERCOM defense missions, including enhanced protection of critical leased commercial SATCOM assets. SAT Services provide these capabilities in a uniquely cost-effective services-based model."

Source : Kratos

Published on ASDNews: Sep 19, 2012


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