Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: KTOS) has received an order for its Black Hawk Avionics Trainer to support the training of maintenance personnel for the UH-60M U.S. Army Aviation Logistics School in Ft. Eustis, Va.
The trainer provides a true-to-life environment for training and evaluating utility helicopter service personnel. It focuses on fault isolation and maintenance of the UH-60M avionics and associated subsystems.
The UH-60M will be in production for the U.S. Army through fiscal year 2017 with a life cycle expectancy beyond 2025.
“We are very pleased to continue to assist the U.S. Army to ensure the readiness, reliability and operational effectiveness of the UH-60M, ” said Phil Carrai, president of the Kratos’ technology and training division. “As the leading manufacturer for maintenance training systems for the Black Hawk platform over the last 10 years, Kratos is an established partner for high-performance training systems.”