Kratos Subsidiary Receives Multi-Million Dollar Contract Award for Satellite Interference Monitoring
Kratos Defense & Security Solutions (NASDAQ: KTOS) announced today that its SAT Corporation (SAT) subsidiary has received a multi-million dollar order to provide satellite interference detection and quality of service monitoring. The contract, awarded by one of the industry's largest companies, includes SAT's satellite monitoring product, MonicsÂ®.
Monics is an enterprise networked advanced spectrum measurement and interference analysis system used by the majority of satellite operators and telecommunications providers around the world. As a complete carrier monitoring system, Monics also provides advanced interference detection and analysis capabilities.
The Monics implementation will combine hardware and software components to provide monitoring for satellite uplink and downlink performance. Monics' native scalability and flexibility enable a fully distributed, autonomous system for monitoring payload traffic and RF interference, including co-channel interference.
This will be the first satellite operator to implement both Monics and SAT's new Monics Enterprise Manager (MEM). MEM will provide greatly enhanced visibility into the customer's satellite payload performance along with centralized control over monitoring assets. MEM adds an improved user interface that includes custom displays for alarm and data management as well as enhanced system administration.
Over the next three years, Monics will be