Kratos Supports High Energy Laser Demonstrator Integration

September 8, 2017

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SAN DIEGO, Sept. 08, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:KTOS), a leading National Security Solutions provider, announced today that its subsidiary Digital Fusion Solutions, Inc., as a member of the joint venture QWK Integrated Solutions, LLC (QWK), was awarded a base period task order under QWK’s U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command (USASMDC/ARSTRAT) Design, Development, Demonstration and Integration Contract (D3I) Prime Contract to assist SMDC with the design of a High Energy Laser Tactical Vehicle Demonstrator (HEL TVD) System.

The overall HEL TVD task order consists of four phases that will result in a prototype HEL weapon system for the Army. The current award is for the base period of the task order, with the expectation that the Army will exercise the subsequent three options at a later date.

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