Kratos’ XQ-58A Valkyrie Awarded Aviation Week’s Laureate Award for Defense Technology & Innovation
Kratos’ XQ-58A Valkyrie is a tactical/strike unmanned aerial vehicle developed in partnership with the
“For over 60 years, Aviation Week Network's Laureate Awards have recognized the extraordinary achievements of individuals and teams in aviation, aerospace, and defense” whose “accomplishments embody the spirit of exploration, innovation and vision that inspire others to strive for progress, change and leadership in aviation and aerospace,” according to Aviation Week’s Laureate Awards website (https://laureates.aviationweek.com/en/home.html).
The Valkyrie and its development team were awarded this honor for “[blurring] the traditional boundaries between a disposable cruise missile and reusable unmanned aircraft.”
Kratos Unmanned Systems Division is a leading provider of high performance unmanned aerial drone and target systems for threat representative target missions to exercise weapon, radar, and other systems; and tactical aerial drone systems for strike/ISR and force multiplication missions.
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Source: Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc.