Kratos Receives $109M USAF Contract for Unmanned Aerial Target Production

Kratos Defense and Security Solutions (Nasdaq: KTOS) has landed a potential three-year, $109 million contract to build unmanned aerial target systems for the U.S. Air Force‘s weapons testing and evaluation efforts.

The company said Thursday it will provide BQM-167A drone production lots 14 to 16 along with logistics support to the military service.

The sole-source contract has one base year and two option years.

USAF will initially obligate $27 million for the procurement of 30 target drones under the 14th batch.

The service branch uses the BQM-167A to assess the performance of air-to-air and surface-to-air weapon systems in engaging targets.

Check Also

Vectrus Wins Potential $210M Navy IDIQ for Air Base Operations Support

Vectrus (NYSE: VEC) has won a potential eight-year, $210M contract from the U.S. Navy to provide operations support for Isa Air Base in Bahrain and the installation's outlying support facilities.

Douglas Helton

Douglas Helton Joins Noblis as Transportation Systems Business Dev’t Lead; Mile Corrigan Quoted

Douglas Helton, a nearly 36-year veteran of the aviation industry, has joined Noblis' federal civilian solutions mission area as business development director for transportation systems.