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ITEC 2019: Kratos unveils first MQM-178 built in Oklahoma

1st May 2019 - 13:00 GMT | by Trevor Nash in London


Kratos Defense has formally unveiled the first MQM-178 Firejet aerial target to be built in its new manufacturing facility in Oklahoma City.

Kratos’ CEO, Eric DeMarco, has said that the Oklahoma City production facility will also be the future home of the XQ-58A Valkyrie tactical UAV, which successfully completed its maiden flight on 5 March 2019.

‘Kratos is excited to announce that Oklahoma will be the future home of the XQ-58A Valkyrie,’ said DeMarco. ‘Kratos and the state of Oklahoma share a commitment to supporting our armed forces. As our company continues to grow and develop and build high-performance, low-cost

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Trevor Nash


Trevor Nash

After a career in the British Army, Trevor Nash worked in the simulation and training …

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