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July 8th, 2012

Kratos Defense & Security, ISE + MEASAT... Roping In RF For TT&C (SATCOM)

Artistic rendition of the Africasat-1a satellite.
[SatNews] Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (Nasdaq:KTOS) has announced that its Integral Systems Europe Limited ("ISE") subsidiary has been selected...

...by MEASAT Satellite Systems Sdn. Bhd. ("MEASAT") to deliver an RF System for integration at MEASAT's Cyberjaya Teleport and Broadcast Centre near Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The System will provide a satellite Tracking Telemetry and Command (TT&C) facility for the AFRICASAT-1a satellite. Under the terms of the purchase contract from MEASAT, ISE will build and test the system in its ground system integration facility near Newcastle upon Tyne, U.K., prior to shipping it to Malaysia.

Kratos' ISE team has provided high value satellite ground systems and solutions to the global satellite community for satellite control, telecommunication gateway, broadcast uplink and VSAT hub applications for more than 30 years. ISE's total turnkey project capability addresses a broad spectrum of customer requirements, from RF system upgrades to complete satellite ground segment infrastructure "green field" projects. Specialization in satellite control antennas and RF systems is reinforced by the products from Kratos companies, including its market-leading EPOCH IPS Command and Control product suite.