Defense Contractor Kratos Announces Plan to Add 76 Jobs at its Birmingham Advanced Concepts Engineering Facility
Kratos acquired the engineering division of
The Kratos SRE Birmingham growth plan is part of the company’s overall strategy to expand leading-edge technology capabilities in areas specifically related to hypersonics. The new positions, with an average annual salary of
“We appreciate the support that Kratos has received from the
The growth plans for Kratos’
“Over many decades, the talented workforce in the Southern Research Engineering Division has made many important contributions to the nation’s space program and critical national defense programs,” said
Kratos plans to continue enhancing SRE’s industry-leading expertise in the testing and evaluation of how advanced materials behave in extreme environments to ensure the nation’s industrial base is prepared to address the unique challenges associated with space, hypersonics, missiles, propulsion systems and more.
Kratos SRE also specializes in intelligence surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) sensor development, electromechanical systems design, aerospace engineering and other technical disciplines.
“Kratos is the perfect home for my engineering team. From hypersonics to ISR applications, Kratos brings tremendous synergies across all of our technical platforms,” said
Local officials welcomed Kratos’ expansion plans at the
“As Birmingham and
“Our team enjoyed working with
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Source: Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc.