Kratos to provide radar system support services to US Navy NSWCDD

6 September 2018 (Last Updated September 6th, 2018 12:39)

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions’ Advanced Naval Weapon System Business Unit has secured a contract for the delivery of support services to the US Navy’s Naval Surface Warfare Center, Dahlgren Division (NSWCDD).

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions’ Advanced Naval Weapon System Business Unit has secured a contract for the delivery of radar system support services to the US Navy’s Naval Surface Warfare Center, Dahlgren Division (NSWCDD).

The $67.46m single-award will continue for a period of five years, which includes a base period of one year and four one-year options.

Under the deal, Kratos will be responsible for delivering engineering and technical radar system support services at the NSWCDD test facilities, company facilities, and in the field.

Kratos Defense and Rocket Support Services (KDRSS) Division president Dave Carter said: “This contract award is an important milestone in our commitment to rebuilding superior engineering support to the NSWCDD and the warfighter.”

“This contract award allows Kratos to apply our solid engineering and technical skills to support the navy’s most advanced radar programmes.”

Support services will be provided to the NSWCDD’s Electromagnetic and Sensor Systems Department (B Department) through their Radar Systems Division (B40).

Kratos Advanced Naval Weapon Systems Business Unit vice-president Tim Harmon said: “We are very pleased to continue our long-standing support of the NSWCDD engineering community.

“This contract award allows Kratos to apply our solid engineering and technical skills to support the navy’s most advanced radar programmes.”

Work under the project includes requirements development and analysis, systems engineering, software development, antenna design, signal processing, radar operation, testing, and evaluation.

Support services will be provided for existing, near-term and out-year projects and programmes, technology development, technology insertions, prototyping and technology demonstrations, and related acquisition efforts.

In May 2010, the company received a five-year $49.9m contract from the US Navy to provide support services for the NSWCDD in Dahlgren, Virginia, US.