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Kratos, Robonic to supply launchers to US

26th August 2016 - 17:30 GMT | by The Shephard News Team


Kratos Defense and Security Solutions has teamed with Robonic to deliver aerial target launchers to the US Army, Kratos announced on 25 August.

Two third-generation Kontio launchers, manufactured by Robonic, will be delivered to the US Army PEO STRI Targets Management Office under the contract. 

The launchers will be used to launch Firejet high-performance aerial targets, which will be supplied by Kratos sister company Composite Engineering.

Kontio is a high pressure pneumatic launcher designed as a universal solution for tactical unmanned air systems and target drones. It features an adjustable launching pressure that can be set to individual air vehicle types and missions, operated by a single person.
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