Space Newsfeed

Satellite Communications Technology

Kratos completes acquisition of satellite antenna manufacturer ASC Signal from CPI

(30 June 2020 - Kratos) Kratos Defense & Security Solutions has completed its acquisition of CPI ASC Signal Division (ASC) from Communications & Power Industries LLC (CPI) following the receipt of regulatory approval from all required government authorities and completion of other closing items.

The acquisition broadens Kratos’ space ground systems business with the addition of market-leading earth station antennas that are an important part of government strategic and tactical communications, especially for defense and intelligence operations, and are also used widely in the commercial world. ASC products also include radar antennas for air traffic control and weather applications, as well as High-Frequency (HF) and specialty antennas. Kratos’ space business offers a wide variety of products and solutions across the satellite ground segment, including RF infrastructure, systems management and mission assurance products.

About Kratos Defense & Security Solutions

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:KTOS) develops and fields transformative, affordable technology, platforms and systems for United States National Security related customers, allies and commercial enterprises. Kratos is changing the way breakthrough technology for these industries are rapidly brought to market through proven commercial and venture capital backed approaches, including proactive research and streamlined development processes. Kratos specializes in unmanned systems, satellite communications, cyber security/warfare, microwave electronics, missile defense, hypersonic systems, training, combat systems and next generation turbo jet and turbo fan engine development.