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Kratos Provides Sounding Rocket Systems, Avionics for Space Force Experiment

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Kratos Defense and Security Solutions helped Space Vector and the U.S. Space Force launch a scientific experiment via a sounding rocket from the Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia on March 3. Kratos said Friday its team for the Sounding Rocket Program-4 effort lifted up the sounding launch vehicle, which carried a scientific experiment from the Air Force Research Laboratory.

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Navy Awards Kratos Contract Modification for Aerial Target System Sustainment, Ops

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Kratos Defense and Security Solutions will perform engineering and logistics for BQM-177A aerial target systems under a new U.S. Navy-awarded $3.6M contract option that follows the completion of the full rate production effort. Steve Fendley, president of Kratos' unmanned systems division, said in a statement posted Thursday the company has begun operations and sustainment activities for the Navy's sub-sonic aerial target as part of the program's life cycle.

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Kratos to Conduct Assessments for DOD Cybersecurity Certification Program

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Kratos Defense and Security Solutions has been named a certified third-party assessment organization by the accreditation body of the Department of Defense's Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification program to help determine defense contractors' compliance with the new security standards. The CMMC Accreditation Body authorized Kratos to assess whether companies observe security practices that follow DOD's industrial cybersecurity requirements, Kratos said Wednesday.

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Kratos to Continue Support for Air Force’s Attritable Aircraft Program

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Kratos Defense and Security Solutions has secured a $17.8M contract modification from the U.S. Air Force to continue helping its research laboratory arm develop low-cost, attritable unmanned aircraft systems that are reusable with minimal maintenance. Kratos said Monday it will support various efforts, including the company's own XQ-58A Valkyrie, to develop low-cost attritable aircraft technology.

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Air Force Test-Flies Kratos-Made Attritable Unmanned Aircraft

XQ-58A Valkyrie Photo from USAF

The U.S. Air Force and Kratos Defense and Security Solutions demonstrated the flight of an attritable XQ-58A Valkyrie unmanned aircraft system designed to require fewer maintenance costs compared to other models. The fifth demonstration of the Kratos-made aircraft took place at Arizona-based Yuma Proving Ground on Dec. 9 with Air Force Research Laboratory under the attritableONE program, Robins Air Force Base said Tuesday.

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Kratos Offers Cybersecurity Compliance Advisory Services to Defense Firms

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Kratos Defense and Security Solutions now offers advisory services to help companies achieve compliance with the Department of Defense's new cybersecurity standard. The company said Wednesday it will assess gaps, remediate assets, provide documentation and deliver consulting services to help defense contractors meet DoD's Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification requirements.

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