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Kratos receives target drone orders

8th January 2020 - 10:30 GMT | by The Shephard News Team


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Kratos Defense & Security Solutions’ Unmanned Systems Division (KUSD) has received new orders worth approximately $6 million for its jet powered unmanned aerial target drone systems.

The orders, from unnamed customers, also include related ancillary and spares support equipment. 

Kratos’ high performance unmanned aerial drone systems enable threat representative target missions to exercise weapon, radar and other systems. 

Steve Fendley, president of KUSD, said: ‘These orders represent the latest evolution of our target systems which continue to support the evolving needs of our customers. 

‘The recapitalisation of strategic weapon systems by the US and its allies to address new technology and state of the art threats of our adversaries is driving demand for Kratos high performance, threat representative target drones systems, and we are proud to support our customers’ and the warfighters’ operational readiness.’

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