Kratos Defence awarded $5-million missile systems support contract

Kratos Defense and Security Solutions Inc (formerly Wireless Facilities Inc), announced on Tuesday 18 September today that it has been awarded a $5 million five-year indefinite delivery / indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract to support the US Air Force's Los Angeles Air Force Base Space and Missile Command (AFSPC).

The Space and Missile Systems Centre (SMC), located at the Los Angeles Air Force Base in El Segundo, California, four miles south of Los Angeles airport, is a subordinate unit of the Air Force Space Command at Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado.

It is the centre of technical excellence for researching, developing, and purchasing military space systems. The centre is also responsible for on-orbit checkout, testing, sustainment and maintenance of military satellite constellations and other Department of Defence (DoD) space systems.

Services to be performed under this IDIQ contract include systems acquisition support (SAS) services, including acquisition planning, training and administration, configuration and data management and contracting support for the protection and maintenance of tools, processes, guidelines, models, simulations, databases and other key operational support elements.

Kratos Defense and Security Solutions,Inc provides mission critical engineering, IT services and war fighter solutions for the US federal government and for state and local agencies. Principle services include C4ISR, weapon systems lifecycle support, military weapon range and technical services, network engineering services, advanced IT services, security and surveillance systems, and critical infrastructure design and integration. The Company is headquartered in San Diego, California.