Kratos Subsidiary to Update Army Drone C2 Tech Under Potential $86M Contract

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions‘ Micro Systems subsidiary has secured a potential $85.9 million contract to ground command and control software for the U.S. Army’s aerial target drone system.

The contract has a base value of $60.7 million, plus options worth up to $25.3 million, and will include replacement parts installation and cybersecurity inspection work, Kratos said Monday.

“Our ground-based infrastructure capability, the foundation for this contract, is key to our overall unmanned vehicle strategy to design, develop, and produce the entire system,” said Steve Fendley, president of Kratos’ unmanned systems division.

Fort Walton Beach, Florida-based Micro Systems manufactures unmanned aerial and ground target C2 platforms intended for operational weapon training, test and evaluation.

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