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Kratos receives target drone contract

3rd January 2018 - 15:30 GMT | by The Shephard News Team


Kratos Defense and Security Solutions’ Composite Engineering subsidiary has received a $93 million contract for unmanned target aircraft from the US Army, the company announced on 2 January.

The company will provide advanced subscale aerial UAS, an unmanned target aircraft with launchers and associated ground equipment and spares.

Kratos’ jet powered unmanned aerial drone systems are designed for military tactical and target drone threat training missions.

Work on the contract will be complete in December 2022.

Steve Fendley, president of Kratos Unmanned Systems Division, said: ‘We are proud to have been selected by this critically important national security customer for this single award production contract. The receipt of this contract is an outstanding ending to 2017 for our entire team, which has worked tirelessly to position KUSD as the preeminent provider of the highest performance unmanned aerial drone systems in the world.’

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