Kratos receives follow-on order to support Royal Saudi Naval Forces

7 January 2019 (Last Updated January 7th, 2019 12:03)

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions has received a follow-on task order (TO) for the provision of training-related products and services in multiple disciplines to the Royal Saudi Naval Forces (RSNF). 

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions has received a follow-on task order (TO) for the provision of training-related products and services in multiple disciplines to the Royal Saudi Naval Forces (RSNF).

Valued at $17.25m, the contract was awarded by the US Naval Air Warfare Center Training Systems Division (NAWCTSD) against a US foreign military sales (FMS) sole-source, three-year, single award indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) agreement.

With the latest order, the total contract funding has increased to $80m. The potential value to Kratos is expected to be $99.3m, depending on the number of task orders issued and anticipated contract modifications under the FMS agreement.

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions training business senior vice-president Jose Diaz said: “This award is another example of the rapid and successful international expansion of our training services in support of the US and its allies’ efforts to meet the training challenges of increasingly sophisticated weaponry, tactics and readiness needs.

“The potential value to Kratos is expected to be $99.3m.”

“Kratos integrates the latest in virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR) and mixed reality (MR) technology with its state-of-the-art simulation systems and instructional design approaches to address a broad spectrum of military training requirements.”

Under the follow-on TO, the company will continue the delivery of military-focused training and instructional services for air, ground and sea platforms to support RSNF.

Kratos develops technology, platforms and systems for US National Security-related customers, allies and commercial enterprises.

The company specialises in unmanned systems, satellite communications, cybersecurity/warfare, microwave electronics, missile defence, hypersonic systems, training and combat solutions.