US Navy contracts Kratos to deliver technical support to SSC Pacific division

6 March 2016 (Last Updated March 6th, 2016 18:30)

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions' Defense & Rocket Support Services (DRSS) division has been contracted by the US Navy to provide technical support on a range of activities for the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific division (Code 552).

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions' Defense & Rocket Support Services (DRSS) division has been contracted by the US Navy to provide technical support on a range of activities for the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific division (Code 552).

Under the $21.4m indefinite-delivery / indefinite-quantity, cost-reimbursement contract, Kratos will support project management, system engineering, research, test and evaluation, logistics, integration, technical troubleshooting, installation, and security.

The new contract includes a three-year base period and two one-year option periods, which if fully exercised will increase the value of the contract to $36.2m.

“Kratos has an established and proven track record of providing highly qualified subject matter experts and technical solutions to US Navy organisations.”

Work under the contract will be carried out at the US Naval Base of San Diego in California and is scheduled to be completed in February 2019.

Kratos military services business vice-president Tim Harmon said: "Kratos brings a highly knowledgeable team with extensive experience delivering effective technical support, project management, and systems engineering expertise.

"Kratos has an established and proven track record of providing highly qualified subject matter experts and technical solutions to US Navy organisations including SPAWAR, NAVSEA, Chief of Naval Operations as well as the other uniformed services and government agencies."

In 2014, Kratos was awarded a contract to deliver MH-60R naval aircrew training systems (NATS) and MH-60S aircrew virtual environment trainer (AVET) devices to US Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR).