Microwave Journal

Kratos Receives $11.5 M Contract to Provide Electronics

December 21, 2011

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc., a leading National Security Solutions provider, announced that its Herley Industries Inc. subsidiary has received a contract valued at $11.5 M from a major prime contractor for the continuing production of electronic hardware for a critical US ballistic missile program. No additional details are being provided due to customer and other sensitivities.

Richard F. Poirier, President of Herley, commented, "My congratulations go to the team at Herley Lancaster and its President and General Manager, Howard Eckstein, on this significant contract. The award includes hardware used for tracking, flight safety and multi-stage flight test instrumentation. Herley developed and produces the flight instrumentation equipment and has supported this program for a number of years. We are very proud of Herley Lancaster's significant contribution to this important US missile program, and we anticipate that our strong relationship with our customer will continue."