Kratos To Build Ballistic Missile Defense Electronics; Richard Poirer Comments

KRATOS logo_GovConWireKratos Defense and Security Solutions (NASDAQ: KTOS) has won a $11.9 million contract to build electronic hardware for a U.S. ballistic missile defense program, the company said Thursday.

The company won the contract from one of the program’s prime contractors.

Richard Poirier, president of Kratos’ electronic products division, said the company will build hardware for tracking, flight safety and multi-stage flight  test instrumentation.

Kratos’ Herley Lancaster business, led by General Manager Howard Eckstein, won the contract.

“Herley developed and produces the flight instrumentation equipment and has supported this program for a number of years, ” Poirer said.

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