Kratos Receives $4 Million Unmanned Aerial Drone System Award

By Caroline Rees / 09 Apr 2014

Micro Systems, Inc., a subsidary of Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc’s Advanced Drones and Target Systems Division recently received a contract from the U.S. Army valued at $4 million to produce unmanned aerial drone command and control systems.

Under the new award, Kratos will produce portable and transportable configurations of the U.S. Army’s unmanned target drone command and control stations and associated test equipment. Kratos is a premier provider of high performance unmanned drone aircraft and these systems’ related avionics, electronics, command and control systems, solutions, services and logistics.

Kevin Ferguson, Senior Vice President of Micro Systems, Inc., said, “Micro Systems is pleased that the U.S. Army’s Targets Management Office (TMO) has issued a delivery order for unmanned target command and control systems. We have enjoyed an outstanding relationship with the TMO since 1987 and hope to continue this relationship far into the future. We believe that our business is very well positioned to meet or exceed our customers’ requirements for high performance unmanned aerial drone command and control electronics and support services.”

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