SAN DIEGO, March 24, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (Nasdaq:KTOS), a leading National Security Solutions provider, announced today that its Integral Systems Europe Limited (Kratos ISE UK) business unit has been selected by Turksat Satellite Communication, Cable TV and Operation Inc. Co. (Turksat A.S.) to deliver a full-motion antenna system for installation at its Gölbaşı, Turkey site.
Under the contract, Kratos ISE UK will provide a turnkey system to include the antenna tower with integrated equipment room, together with the RF system and a full-motion, full-performance 13m Ku-band antenna. Kratos ISE UK will build and test the RF system in its ground system integration facility near Newcastle upon Tyne, UK prior to installation, integration and final testing in Turkey.
"We are delighted that Turksat A.S. has selected us to provide this essential system to support their growing satellite fleet," said Andrew Smith, President of Kratos ISE UK. "The provision of complex high-performance antenna systems has been at the core of our business for decades, and we appreciate the trust they have placed in us."
For more than 30 years, Kratos ISE UK has provided high-value satellite ground systems and solutions to the global satellite community for applications including satellite control, telecommunication gateways, broadcast uplink and VSAT hubs. The company'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. For more information on ISE UK, visit www.integ.uk.com.
About Turksat A.S.
Turksat A.S., a satellite operator company in Turkey, manages and operates its satellites and provides all types of satellite communications through TURKSAT and other satellites. With its high-tech infrastructure and experienced staff, Turksat A.S. is one of the world's leading operators in the satellite communication business. Through innovative projects to meet the communication demands of the communities in the Eastern hemisphere, Turksat A.S. provides services not only for Turkey, but also for people all over the world. For more information, visit www.turksat.com.tr
About Kratos Defense & Security Solutions
Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (Nasdaq:KTOS) is a specialized National Security technology Company 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, electronic warfare, unmanned systems, missile defense, cyber warfare, cybersecurity, information assurance, and critical infrastructure security. Kratos has primarily an engineering and technically oriented work force of approximately 3,800. 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. News and information are available at www.KratosDefense.com.
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