Kratos Awarded $49 Million US Government Satellite Infrastructure Contract
[Via Satellite 08-28-2015] Kratos Defense & Security Solutions’ subsidiary RT Logic has received a $49 million firm fixed price, Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ), single contract award for satellite and communication system hardware, equipment, and products from a U.S. government agency. The period of performance on the contract is five years with funding to be determined with each respective hardware order under the contract vehicle. RT Logic has received the first delivery orders under the contract, totaling more than $8 million.
RT Logic is part of Kratos’ Technology and Training Solutions Division (KTTS), which specializes in providing systems products, solutions, and services for satellite Command and Control (C2), signal monitoring, and communications network management, as well as intelligence, cybersecurity and training products, solutions and services. The dual-use technology being deployed in support of this contract has also been sold to commercial satellite operators as well for High Throughput Satellites (HTS).
“This technology supports the new, next-generation wideband digital satcom payloads that are now coming online and will dominate the growth of satcom for years to come,” said John Monahan, president of RT Logic.