15.4.2020

Kratos Awarded Sole-Source Contracts for 21 High-Performance Jet Drones, Spares, and Support

Kratos Awarded Sole-Source Contracts for 21 High-Performance Jet Drones, Spares, and Support Totaling Over $19,000,000 – link

Source: ASD News

Article Headlines

  • Kratos Defense & Security Solutions announced today that the Kratos Unmanned Systems Division has recently received sole-source contract awards totaling more than $19 million for the purchase of 21 high-performance jet target drones and spares
  • Kratos will also provide development engineering to enable key specific mission capability for that customer
  • Steve Fendley, President of Kratos Unmanned Systems Division, said, “To prepare for a forecasted growth in demand, Kratos Unmanned has invested in and expanded our production facilities over the past 12-18 months, allowing us to begin immediately fulfilling new orders even in these uncertain times
  • Due to competitive, customer-related, and other considerations, no additional information will be provided related to these new contract awards

Overview & Comments

  • One of Kratos’ leading projects is the XQ-58A Valkyrie “Loyal Wingman” program that first flew just a few months ago
  • In FY 2020 budget approximately 100 million dollars were allocated to the Low-Cost Attritable Aircraft Technology project
  • See “The XQ-58A Wishlist Funding” 

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