Kratos unmanned aerial drone systems successfully complete flight tests
Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. of San Diego, CA announced on February 8 that it has successfully completed a series of flight tests related to its high performance unmanned aerial drone systems. Through the flight test missions, Kratos was able to test and demonstrate numerous upgrades and enhancements to the aerial drone system, and validate the system’s enhanced capability to support Kratos customers and their missions around the globe.
Kratos Unmanned Systems business focuses on the the rapid design, demonstration and fielding of affordable, high performance jet powered unmanned aerial drone systems used for tactical and threat representation (target) missions. Due to competitive and other considerations, no additional information will be provided.
Eric DeMarco, president & CEO of Kratos, said, “Kratos’ continued focus on developing increased and enhanced mission capability is extremely important to both our international and domestic customers. These recent successful tests enable us to apply Kratos unmanned aerial drone systems to a rapidly increasing number of mission types with an increasing number of customer sets. As we evolve our capabilities and increase the capability and level of threat representation, we are sharing many of these enhancements across our portfolio of high performance jet powered unmanned aerial drone systems to maintain our technological and low cost advantage in the industry, which is a clear competitive differentiator for Kratos. We are currently working toward a large production contract with a new international customer which we hope to receive in the next several months.”