Kratos to provide engineering services
Kratos Defense & Security Solutions’ Micro Systems subsidiary has been awarded a series of contract modifications by the US Army, the company announced on 8 February.
The $2 million contract modifications include additional engineering services option hours and hardware production to support the Army Ground Aerial Target Control System (AGATCS), Target Vehicle Control Equipment, and associated ancillary equipment. The modifications will enhance the capabilities of the AGATCS control system, which provides command and control of unmanned sea, air and ground surface target vehicles.
Kevin Ferguson, senior vice president, Micro Systems said: ‘Micro Systems is excited to have the opportunity to expand the already impressive capabilities of AGATCS and our unmanned vehicle product line.
‘We are very pleased to continue our long term relationship with the US Army's Targets Management Office that has spanned 30 years. Lasting relationships such as this are an indication of the quality of our people and products and our focus on our customer's needs.’
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