Kratos wins $3.9m contract for critical microwave products
Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc., a leading National Security Solutions provider, announced today that it has been awarded a $3.9 million contract to provide critical microwave components to a major US defense contractor. Under the contact, Kratos' subsidiary Herley Industries, Inc. will manufacture specialized microwave components including Flight Termination Receivers and Beacon Transponders for use in a critical missile defense program. Manufacturing will take place in Lancaster, PA and Fort Walton Beach, FL.
Richard Poirier, President of Herley Industries, said, "The award of this long term contract confirms Herley's excellence as a manufacturer of precise and reliable devices in support of US Missile Defense Programs. These types of awards are also an indication of the missile defense community's continuing confidence in Herley's technical expertise in the design and production of flight test components." Kratos' President and CEO, Eric Demarco, noted, "Missile defense programs remain some of the most critical national security priorities for the US Kratos is extremely proud to be supporting these high-value programs through the design and manufacturing of critical specialized components."
Herley Industries, based in Lancaster, PA, is a leader in the design, development and manufacture of microwave technology solutions for the defense, aerospace and medical industries worldwide.
Source: Kratos Defense & Security Solutions
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