National security systems supplier Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. has received a $5.9 million missile defense system contract award from an undisclosed contractor. The contract award is to provide hardware and subsystems in support of a Command, Control, Communications, Computing, Combat and Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (C5ISR) missile defense related program and platform. Work under the contract will be performed in secure manufacturing facilities. Kratos’ C5ISR modular systems business specializes in high-altitude electromagnetic (EM) pulse protected (HEMP) products, systems, and subsystems in support of missile defense, radar, directed-energy, and unmanned systems.
Known for its unmanned aerial systems (UAS) such as aerial target drones and unmanned tactical systems, Kratos Defense & Security Solutions has received a C5ISR contract for work on a missile defense platform. (Courtesy: Kratos Unmanned Systems Div.)
“The recapitalization of U.S. and Allied armed forces to address peer and near peer threats is providing significant new opportunities to Kratos, including in the missile defense, radar and missile systems areas,” said Tom Mills, president of Kratos’ C5ISR Modular Systems Division. “We are honored to have been chosen to support this mission-critical and priority national security program.”