22-Aug-2012 Source: Kratos
Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc.Â (Nasdaq:KTOS), a leading National Security Solutions provider, announced today that it has received a newÂ $7.1 millionÂ contract award to develop Black Hawk helicopter maintenance training systems.Â KratosÂ will provide multiple full-fidelity Black Hawk Avionics Trainers (BHAT-M) for the M model of the UH-60 to support maintenance training for this keyÂ U.S. Army AviationÂ platform.
The BHAT-M is a full fidelity trainer that provides a true-to-life environment for training and evaluating avionics mechanics. The UH-60M trainers support all of the critical tasks necessary to train MOS (Military Occupational Specialty) maintenance specialists whose mission is to assure the performance and availability of these platforms.
Jose Diaz, Senior Vice President of Kratos Training Solutions, stated, “We are very pleased to continue assisting theÂ U.S. ArmyÂ to ensure the readiness, reliability and operational effectiveness of the UH-60M. As a leading manufacturer for maintenance training systems for the UH-60 platform over the last 10 years,Â KratosÂ is an established partner for high performance training systems.”
KratosÂ provides numerous training solutions to theÂ U.S. ArmyÂ and other military services with a specific expertise in C5ISR and maintenance training solutions for mission critical Warfighter platforms such as the CH-47F Chinook, AH-64A Apache, M2/M3A2 ODS and M2/M3A3 Bradley Fighting Vehicles, M270 Multiple Launch Rocket System (MLRS) and M147 High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS).
AboutÂ Kratos Defense & Security Solutions
Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc.Â (Nasdaq:KTOS) is a specialized National Security technology business providing mission critical products, services and solutions for United States National Security.Â Kratos’Â core capabilities are sophisticated engineering, manufacturing and system integration offerings for National Security platforms and programs.Â Kratos’Â areas of expertise include Command, Control, Communications, Computing, Combat Systems, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (C5ISR), satellite communication systems, unmanned systems, cyber warfare, cybersecurity, information assurance, and critical infrastructure security.Â KratosÂ has primarily an engineering and technically oriented work force of approximately 4,400. The vast majority ofÂ Kratos’Â work is performed on a military base, in a secure facility or at a critical infrastructure location.Â Kratos’ primary end customers are National Security related agencies.Â News and information are available atÂ www.KratosDefense.com.