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Record Date: January 30, 2024

Expanding Production: Kratos Unmanned Aerial Systems Inc. Secures $57M+ Contract

Kratos Unmanned Aerial Systems Inc., Sacramento, California, is awarded a $57,673,542 modification (P00003) to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N0001923C0021). This modification exercises options to procure full rate production Lot Five of the BQM-177A Surface Launched Aerial Targets. Specifically, this modification provides for the production and delivery of 70 BQM-177A Surface Launched Aerial Targets and 70 Rocket-Assisted Takeoff attachment kits, as well as associated technical and administrative data in support of weapons system test, and evaluation and fleet training for the Navy. Work will be performed in Sacramento, California (50%); Dallas, Texas (20%); Fort Walton Beach, Florida (5%); Blacksburg, Virginia (4%); Santa Ana, California (2%); Newton, Kansas (2%); Concord, California (2%); Milwaukie, Oregon (2%); Chatsworth, California (2%); and various locations within the continental U.S. (11%), and is expected to be completed in April 2026. Fiscal 2024 weapons procurement (Navy) funds in the amount of $45,314,926; and fiscal 2023 research, development, test, and evaluation (Navy) funds in the amount of $12,358,616, will be obligated at the time of award, $12,358,616 of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.