Kratos Subsidary to Produce Microwave Assemblies for Navy Recon Airplane

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions announced today its subsidiary Herley Industries, Inc. has been awarded a subcontract worth approximately $1 million to produce integrated microwave assemblies for the U.S. Navy’s P-8A aircraft.

The P-8A is a modified Boeing 737-800ERX and is the Navy’s newest maritime patrol and reconnaissance aircraft. It specializes in long-range anti-submarine and anti-surface warfare.

According to Herley’s website, the devices “integrate microwave components such as attenuators, switches, oscillators, amplifiers, filters, couplers and mixers, with the associated electronic circuitry, into one overall assembly.”

To date, Herley has received contracts totaling $1.8 million for low rate initial production for the P-8A program.

email
Filed in: News Tags: , , , , , , ,

You might like:

Orbital Corp. Delivers 1st Engine for Insitu’s Small UAS; Terry Stinson Comments Orbital Corp. Delivers 1st Engine for Insitu’s Small UAS; Terry Stinson Comments
Chris Chadwick: Boeing Keys on AF Strike Bomber, UCLASS Drone Programs for Defense Growth Chris Chadwick: Boeing Keys on AF Strike Bomber, UCLASS Drone Programs for Defense Growth
Sean Rice: Boeing Team Demos ‘Talon’ Comm System’s Interoperability Sean Rice: Boeing Team Demos ‘Talon’ Comm System’s Interoperability
Report: ULA, Blue Origin Form Rocket Engine Development Team Report: ULA, Blue Origin Form Rocket Engine Development Team
© 2014 ExecutiveBiz. All rights reserved.