Kratos Defense and Security Solutions (NASDAQ: KTOS) announced today that segments of its weapons systems solutions division were part of a team awarded a contract with a potential value of more than $105 million to provide services for U.S. Army unmanned aircraft systems.
Under the contract, Kratos, a national security solutions provider, will help provide technical expertise to support the UAS Operations Center, in addition to all UAS platforms and divisions, operating primarily at the Army’s Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville, AL.
“Kratos business today is heavily involved in United States unmanned aerial systems assets, including the manufacturing of ground control stations, transport and protection systems, avionics and command and control systems, electronics and the weaponization of UASs, ” said Richard Selvaggio, president of Kratos’ weapons systems solutions division. “We believe that unmanned systems will play an increasingly important role in this country’s national security.”
The five year contract has a base value of more than $9 million, with five additional options. If all options are met, the contract will total more than $105 million.