Kratos to provide electronics for US Ballistic Missile programme

7 January 2014 (Last Updated January 7th, 2014 18:30)

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions has been awarded a contract from a major prime contractor for the continuing production of electronic hardware for a critical US Ballistic Missile programme.

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions has been awarded a contract from a major prime contractor for the continuing production of electronic hardware for a critical US Ballistic Missile programme.

Under the $11.7m contract, Kratos Electronic Products division will provide electronic products and hardware used for tracking, flight safety and multi-stage flight test instrumentation.

"Kratos Electronic Products division will provide electronic products and hardware used for tracking, flight safety and multi-stage flight test instrumentation."

Kratos Electronic Products division president Richard Poirier said: "Kratos Electronic Products division is currently under contract and making significant investments in next-generation electronic warfare, jamming, missile and radar programmes, and we are positioning our business for important future contributions from these critical national security priority areas.

"We are very proud of Kratos Lancaster's significant contribution to this important US missile programme, and we anticipate that our strong relationship with our customer will continue."

Work under the contract will be carried out in a secure Kratos manufacturing facility.

In December 2011, Kratos's Herley Industries subsidiary received $11.5m contract from a major prime contractor for the continuing production of electronic hardware for a critical US ballistic missile programme.

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