Kratos Defense & Security Solution's High Performance Mako Unmanned Aerial Drone System Receives the 2018 Aviation Week Laureate Award
The judges said Kratos was selected for its "tenacious development of the UTAP-22 Mako, a militarized UAV derived from the
Kratos is recognized as being the industry leader in high-performance, low-cost jet aerial target systems that support the
The Mako provides fighter-like performance and is designed to function as a wingman to manned aircraft as a force multiplier in contested airspace. Kratos is an industry leader in the rapid development, demonstration, and fielding of technology leading systems and products for National Security at an affordable cost. Kratos is currently under contract on multiple high performance jet powered tactical unmanned aerial drone systems, in addition to the Mako.
"It is an honor to be recognized by Aviation Week and to receive the Laureate Award for Defense, Unmanned Systems," said
For more than 60 years, Aviation Week's Laureate Awards have recognized the extraordinary achievements of individuals and teams in aviation, aerospace, and defense. Their accomplishments embody the spirit of exploration, innovation and vision that inspire others to strive for progress, change and leadership in aviation and aerospace.
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