The US Navy has awarded a contract to Kratos Defense & Security Solutions to provide tactical data link systems support at the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific (SSC Pacific).

Under the $51.1m contract, the company will provide the SSC Pacific with tactical data link (TDL) systems support for a wide range of defence programmes.

The programmes include airborne tactical data systems, ballistic missile defence command and control processor, common link integration processing, and joint tactical radio system and capability maturity model integration support.

Support services provided by the company will include the maintenance and modification of the TDL computer programs, lifecycle functions of systems, systems engineering, software design and engineering, configuration management, and modelling and simulation.

Work will be carried out by Kratos in collaboration with Koam Engineering Systems.