by Staff Writers
San Diego CA (SPX) Apr 26, 2012
Kratos Defense and Security Solutions, Inc. reports that its Herley Industries, Inc. subsidiary has been awarded a contract valued at approximately $1.3 million by a major U.S. prime contractor for the production of integrated microwave assemblies to be used in the U.S. Navy's P-8A aircraft.
The P-8A Poseidon is the U.S. Navy's newest maritime patrol and reconnaissance aircraft. It is a long-range anti-submarine warfare, anti-surface warfare, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance aircraft capable of broad-area, maritime and littoral operations.
Richard F. Poirier, President of Herley, commented, "This is a follow-on award for the Low Rate Initial Production III (LRIP) for the P-8A Program. We are pleased to be a part of this important U.S. Navy program and anticipate receiving follow-on contracts from this prime contractor on this program over the next 15 years.
"This work will be performed in our Herley New England operation, and my congratulations go to John McClay, General Manager, and the entire Herley New England team."
Kratos Defense and Security Solutions
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