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Kratos to Provide Aerial Targets for Navy, FMS Customers Under $51M Deal

Kratos to Provide Aerial Targets for Navy, FMS Customers Under $51M Deal - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Kratos Defense and Security Solutions has secured a $50.9 million contract modification to provide subsonic aerial targets for the U.S. Navy and foreign military sales customers.

The company said Tuesday it will deliver 50 units of the BQM-177A target to the Navy, seven to Japan and eight to Saudi Arabia.

The award also provides for technical and administrative data required to run full-rate production lot three of the aerial targets.

Naval Air Systems Command serves as the award’s contracting activity.

The BQM-177A target emulates threats to help naval forces train for air-to-air engagements. The target is designed to fly at speeds over 0.95 Mach while imitating anti-ship missile threats.

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Written by Nichols Martin

a staff writer at Executive Mosaic, produces articles on the federal government's technology and business interests. The coverage of these articles include government contracting, cybersecurity, information technology, health care and national security.

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