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Air Force Taps Boeing, General Atomics, Kratos to Build UAV Prototypes for Manned-Unmanned Teaming

Skyborg conceptual design AFRL photo

Boeing (NYSE: BA), General Atomics' aeronautical systems business and Kratos Defense & Security Solutions (Nasdaq: KTOS) have received separate two-year contracts worth $77.8M combined to develop prototype unmanned air vehicles for the U.S. Air Force's manned-unmanned teaming experimentation initiative. All three companies will aim to build UAV technology to serve as testbeds for an autonomous core system concept under the service branch's Skyborg Vanguard program, the AF Life Cycle Management Center said Monday.

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Kratos Buys UAS Software Engineering Firm 5-D Systems; Eric DeMarco Quoted

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Kratos Defense & Security Solutions (Nasdaq: KTOS) has acquired software engineering company 5-D Systems for an undisclosed sum as part of efforts to expand capabilities in unmanned aerial systems and establish a technology center in the Austin area. 5-D will operate as a systems engineering hub within the unmanned systems division of Kratos.

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Kratos Secures Potential $130M Navy Aerial Target Production Contract

BQM-177A Subsonic Aerial Target

Kratos Defense and Security Solutions (Nasdaq: KTOS) will initially manufacture 35 subsonic aerial target systems for the U.S. Navy as part of a potential $130.1M full-rate production contract. The service branch placed an initial $29.2M order for the first batch of BQM-177A SSATs along with the technical data package, Kratos said Monday.

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Kratos’ Phil Carrai Talks Ground Infrastructure Transformation as Key for Proliferated LEO Satellite Connectivity

Phil Carrai Space Division President Kratos

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 2, 2020 — Phil Carrai, president of the space, training and cyber division at Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, said the proliferation of small satellites in low-Earth orbit calls for a "revolution" in ground infrastructure to ensure connectivity to LEO constellations, ExecutiveBiz reported Aug. 18.

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Kratos to Buy CPI’s Satellite Antenna Business; Phil Carrai Quoted

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Kratos Defense and Security Solutions (Nasdaq: KTOS) has agreed to acquire Communications & Power Industries’ ASC Signal Division subsidiary for $35M in cash as part of efforts to expand its antenna systems and other offerings across the space ground sector and expand support for defense missions and intelligence operations.

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