Kratos Defense and Security Solutions, Inc. announced it has received approval from the U.S. State Department to market its Mako Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) to certain European and Asia Pacific region countries.
Kratos’ Mako is an unmanned aircraft that carries and operates weapons and advanced sensor systems. It has flown in multiple large-scale military exercises and could potentially be put into production for combat use, according to the company.
The University City-based company’s (Nasdaq: KTOS) primary customers include the United States Air Force, Navy and Army.
“These U.S. ally and partner nations represent a key part of our existing, new, and evolving customer base and are a critical element in enabling Kratos to maintain its economy of scale related cost advantage for the Tactical UAS that we routinely achieve with our unmanned aerial target systems,” Steve Fendley, unmanned systems division president at Kratos, said in a statement.
This national securities solutions provider specializes in unmanned systems, satellite communications, cyber security/warfare, microwave electronics, missile defense, training and combat systems.