Kratos awarded aerial target services contract
Kratos Defense & Security has announced that it has been awarded a US Army Aviation and Missile Command (AMCOM) Aerial Target Systems Services contract for the Programme Executive Office for Simulation, Training and Instrumentation (PEO STRI), Project Office for Instrumentation, Targets and Threat Simulators (PM ITTS) Target Management Office (TMO). The company made the announcement 5 September 2012.
As one of four awardees of the contract, the Kratos team will supply aerial target services, including research, development, test and evaluation (RDT&E); production and provision of materials; technical flight and field support; and logistical support for the aerial target programmes managed by the TMO. The Kratos team includes recently acquired Composite Engineering, 5-D Research, Advanced Rotocraft, AMTEC Corporation, Analytical Graphics, Meggitt, Torch Technologies, Viking Aerospace, and Wyle/CAS.
The contract will run for five years and has a ceiling value of $49 million. A task order competition will occur for each contract action.
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