Kratos Receives $338M Sole Source Contract Award for Target Drones from USAF

September 13, 2021


Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: KTOS), a leading National Security Solutions provider, announced today that Kratos Unmanned Aerial Systems has been awarded a $338,071,466 Firm Fixed-Price, Cost-Plus-Fixed-Fee, and Time-and-Material contract for BQM-167A Air Force Subscale Aerial Target (AFSAT) lots 17-21 production, out-of-warranty-repairs (OWR), and contractor logistics support (CLS). Work will be performed at a Kratos manufacturing facility. At the time of award funds in the amount of $30,499,362 were obligated. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Eglin Air Force Base, Florida, is the contracting activity.

Steve Fendley, President of Kratos Unmanned Systems Division, said, “This five-year contract represents a milestone in our target system business and reduces the administrative burden on both the USAF and Kratos by enabling multiple years of target delivery and support to be combined into a single contract – smart and efficient business. It also enables Kratos and the USAF to place even more focus on our ultimate mission, which is high performance threat representation for training and defensive system development. We have shared a great partnership and team approach with the USAF throughout our nearly 20 years of working together on target systems. We are excited that our system maturity warrants and enables the long-term contract, and proud that the USAF has this confidence in our target systems and personnel.”

Eric DeMarco, President and CEO of Kratos Defense and Security Solutions, said, “Our entire organization is focused on providing affordable, disruptive and technology-leading products and systems to support Unites States National Security. We anticipate the award of multiple strategic contracts during the second half of this year.”

Source : Kratos Defense & Security Solutions

Kratos Receives $338M Sole Source Contract Award for Target Drones from USAF