Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc. (KTOS), said April 7 it received a $4 million contract from the Army to produce unmanned aerial drone command and control systems.

Under the award, the Micro Systems Inc. subsidiary of Kratos’ Advanced Drones and Target Systems Division will produce portable and transportable configurations of the Army’s unmanned target drone command and control stations and associated test equipment.

Unmanned System Photo: Kratos Defense & Security Solutions
Unmanned System
Photo: Kratos Defense & Security Solutions

Kratos provides high performance unmanned drone aircraft and their related avionics, electronics, command and control systems, solutions, services and logistics.

Kevin Ferguson, senior vice president of Micro Systems Inc., said, “Micro Systems is pleased that the U.S. Army’s Targets Management Office (TMO) has issued a delivery order for unmanned target command and control systems. We have enjoyed an outstanding relationship with the TMO since 1987 and hope to continue this relationship far into the future. We believe that our business is very well positioned to meet or exceed our customers’ requirements for high performance unmanned aerial drone command and control electronics and support services.”