Kratos wins Black Hawk Avionics Trainer contract
Kratos Defense & Security has announced that it has received a contract award to develop full-fidelity Black Hawk Avionics Trainers (BHAT-M) for the M model of the US Army’s UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters. The company made the announcement 20 August 2012.
Under the $7.1 million contract, Kratos will provide multiple BHAT-M systems to support maintenance training for the US Army Black Hawk platform. BHAT-M is a full fidelity trainer that provides ‘a true-to-life environment for training and evaluating avionics mechanics’. According to Kratos, the UH-60M trainers support all of the critical tasks necessary to train Military Occupational Specialty (MOS) maintenance specialists whose mission is to assure the performance and availability of these platforms.
Kratos already provides numerous training solutions to the US Army and other military services, including C5ISR and maintenance training solutions for mission critical warfighter platforms such as the CH-47F Chinook, AH-64A Apache, M2/M3A2 ODS and M2/M3A3 Bradley Fighting Vehicles, M270 Multiple Launch Rocket System (MLRS) and M147 High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS).
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