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Kratos Delivers Launchers for US Army Drones

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Kratos Delivers Third-Generation Launchers To Support U.S. Army Drone Requirements

(Source: Kratos Defense & Security; issued Aug 25, 2016)

SAN DIEGO --- Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (KTOS) announced today that its Defense & Rocket Support Services (DRSS) Division’s Madison Research Corporation (Kratos-MRC) has partnered with Robonic Ltd Oy (a subsidiary of Safran Electronics & Defense of Finland) to deliver Robonic’s third-generation launcher to support U.S. Army drone requirements.

Under the Kratos-MRC prime contract, Kratos-MRC and Robonic will deliver two KONTIO launchers to the U.S. Army PEO STRI Targets Management Office (TMO), which will be used to launch Firejet high-performance aerial targets supplied by Kratos-MRC sister company Composite Engineering, Inc. (CEi).

“We are pleased to support our TMO customer by providing exceptional products and services utilized in their global advanced target drone operations,” said Kratos DRSS President, Dave Carter.

Kratos has primarily an engineering and technically oriented work force of approximately 2,800 and substantially all of its work is performed on a military base, in a secure facility or at a critical infrastructure location.