SAN DIEGO, Aug. 20, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Kratos Defense & Security
Solutions, Inc. (Nasdaq:KTOS), a leading National Security Solutions
provider, announced today that it has received a new $7.1 million
contract award to develop Black Hawk helicopter maintenance training
systems. Kratos will provide multiple full-fidelity Black Hawk Avionics
Trainers (BHAT-M) for the M model of the UH-60 to support maintenance
training for this key U.S. Army Aviation platform.
The BHAT-M is a full fidelity trainer that provides a true-to-life
environment for training and evaluating avionics mechanics. The UH-60M
trainers support all of the critical tasks necessary to train MOS
(Military Occupational Specialty) maintenance specialists whose mission
is to assure the performance and availability of these platforms.
Jose Diaz, Senior Vice President of Kratos Training Solutions, stated,
"We are very pleased to continue assisting the U.S. Army to ensure the
readiness, reliability and operational effectiveness of the UH-60M. As
a leading manufacturer for maintenance training systems for the UH-60
platform over the last 10 years, Kratos is an established partner for
high performance training systems."
Kratos provides numerous training solutions to the U.S. Army and other
military services with a specific expertise in C5ISR and maintenance
training solutions for mission critical Warfighter platforms such as
the CH-47F Chinook, AH-64A Apache, M2/M3A2 ODS and M2/M3A3 Bradley
Fighting Vehicles, M270 Multiple Launch Rocket System (MLRS) and M147
High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS).
About Kratos Defense & Security Solutions
Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (Nasdaq:KTOS) is a
specialized National Security technology business providing mission
critical products, services and solutions for United States National
Security. Kratos' core capabilities are sophisticated engineering,
manufacturing and system integration offerings for National Security
platforms and programs. Kratos' areas of expertise include Command,
Control, Communications, Computing, Combat Systems, Intelligence,
Surveillance and Reconnaissance (C5ISR), satellite communication
systems, unmanned systems, cyber warfare, cybersecurity, information
assurance, and critical infrastructure security. Kratos has primarily
an engineering and technically oriented work force of approximately
4,400. The vast majority of Kratos' work is performed on a military
base, in a secure facility or at a critical infrastructure location.
Kratos' primary end customers are National Security related agencies.
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