Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (Nasdaq:KTOS) has reported that their Unmanned Systems Division (KUSD) has recently successfully performed a series of demonstration flights for one of the company's highest performance jet unmanned aircraft systems, currently in production and deployed at multiple locations around the globe.
These flights successfully demonstrated and validated multiple capabilities unachievable by previous unmanned aircraft systems in this category. Due to customer related, competitive, and other considerations, no additional information will be provided related to these flights. Kratos provides unmanned aerial threat representation target drone systems and tactical drone systems for force augmentation, multiplication, distributed lethality, anti-access/area denied environment survivability, and other missions.
Steve Fendley, President of Kratos Unmanned Systems Division, said that being able to provide these critical and challenging levels of performance to the firm's customers reinforces KUSD's commitment to technology advancement and focus on customers’ objectives, even at the most challenging edges of the performance envelope. This recent successful demonstration flights represent a great success for Kratos customers, for the company, and for the firm's employees who enable these achievements.”
Eric DeMarco, President and CEO of Kratos said that the company's commitment to evolving unmanned aerial drone systems technology and pushing the boundaries while remaining true to the firm's core differentiator, affordability, remains the primary focus of the Kratos unmanned systems division. This achievement exemplifies the successful execution of Kratos corporate strategy.