SAN DIEGO, Aug. 24, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (Nasdaq:KTOS), a leading National Security Solutions provider, announced today that it was selected to develop and deliver KC-46 Pegasus tanker high-fidelity maintenance training systems to The Boeing Company valued in excess of $20 million. The KC-46 is the U.S. Air Force’s newest air refueling tanker aircraft.
Kratos will deliver high-fidelity virtual simulation, Interactive Multimedia Instruction (IMI) and full-scale simulators, which will be used together and networked to provide a coordinated and realistic training experience. Two suites of training devices will be delivered that will support maintenance and repair training of a range of aircraft sub-systems.
“Kratos is a leading provider of maintenance training systems for air, land and sea defense platforms, specializing in developing comprehensive training solutions sets that maximize training proficiency,” said Jose Diaz, Senior Vice President, Kratos Training Solutions. “Kratos has a long and proven track record of providing virtual and high-fidelity simulators to the U.S. military and allied nations.”
About Kratos Defense & Security Solutions
Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (Nasdaq:KTOS) is a mid-tier government contractor at the forefront of the Department of Defense’s Third Offset Strategy. Kratos is a leading technology, intellectual property and proprietary product and solution company focused on the United States and its allies’ national security. Kratos is the industry leader in high performance unmanned aerial drone target systems used to test weapon systems and to train the warfighter, and is a provider of high performance unmanned combat aerial systems for force multiplication and amplification. Kratos is also an industry leader in satellite communications, microwave electronics, cyber security/warfare, missile defense and combat systems. Kratos has primarily an engineering and technically oriented work force of approximately 2,800. 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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