Kratos Wins Prized, Secretive OBSS Platform Contract

The U.S. Air Force has defined a price range of between $2 million and $20 million as the target for an emerging class of “attritable” unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) that are designed to be reusable surveillance platforms or hybrid cruise missiles depending on the mission.
Kratos has received a $17.7 million contract to build and fly an Off-Board Sensor Station (OBSS) for the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) within a year, the Defense Department (DOD) said on Oct. 25. The award could be the first of at least two contracts signed to support a competitive OBSS...

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