SAN DIEGO, March 07, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (Nasdaq:KTOS), a leading National Security Solutions provider, today announced that it was awarded a contract for the sale of 15 TT&C integrated baseband modems by the space agency of a large South Asian country. Developed by RT Logic, a Kratos company, the TT&C modems will be used in ongoing operations to support existing and new satellites.
The modem was selected in part because of its modular chassis design, which makes it easily scalable to evolving requirements. Additionally, its ability to support two satellites simultaneously while maintaining peak performance reduces ground station footprints and operational expenses. It is field repairable, enabling operators and maintainers to service the modem using commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) components.
Kratos representatives will showcase their ground segment solutions in booth #1117 at the Satellite 2016 exhibition, March 7-10, at the Gaylord National in National Harbor, Maryland.
About Kratos Defense & Security Solutions
Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (Nasdaq:KTOS) is a specialized Technology Company providing mission critical products, solutions and services 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 and Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (C5ISR) systems, satellite communications, electronic warfare, unmanned systems, hypersonic systems, directed and high power energy systems, electromagnetic railgun, missile defense, cyber warfare, cybersecurity, information assurance, and critical infrastructure security. Kratos has primarily an engineering and technically oriented work force of approximately 2,900. Substantially all 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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