Kratos SRE welcomes Senator Britt to its Birmingham facility

Kratos Defense and Security Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: KTOS), a technology company in the defense, national security and global markets, recently welcomed US Senator Katie Britt, R-AL. to Kratos SRE in Birmingham, Alabama to showcase their expertise in developing, modeling and deploying advanced technologies including extreme environment materials, hypersonics, space systems, missile systems, missile defense, strategic deterrence, propulsion systems, integration of RF technology, additive manufacturing, airborne ISR and energy applications.

Michael Johns, Senior Vice President of Kratos SREsaid: “We are honored to host Senator Britt at our Kratos SRE facility in Birmingham. The Kratos SRE team is working on programs that are incredibly important to our national defense, space exploration, and emerging technologies in many industries and we were excited to showcase all that the team is doing on this exciting tour.”

Dave Carter, president of Kratos Defense and Rocket Support Services Division, said: “Establishing Kratos SRE as our Advanced Concepts group demonstrates our commitment to Alabama and the growing aerospace and defense community in Birmingham. We are very proud of SRE’s industry-leading experience in testing and evaluating advanced materials and how they perform in extreme environments and SRE’s contributions to ensuring the nation’s industrial base is prepared to address the unique challenges associated with space, hypersonics, missiles, propulsion systems and more. We are equally proud of SRE’s work associated with non-destructive testing, development of specialized intelligence reconnaissance and surveillance (ISR) sensors, communication systems, and hybrid additive manufacturing techniques. Kratos SRE Birmingham is a key part of our strategy to expand Kratos’ cutting-edge technology and hypersonic capabilities in Alabama and across the country. Our thanks to Senator Britt for his visit.”

Kratos SRE, formerly part of Southern Research and acquired by Kratos in May 2022, is an advanced concepts group within the Kratos Defense and Rocket Support Services (KDRSS) Division. SRE currently employs approximately 165 engineers, technicians, and program support professionals who perform work in support of the space community, the Department of Defense, and other national security clients. The growth of Kratos SRE within Birmingham is part of the company’s overall strategy to expand cutting-edge technological capabilities in areas specifically related to hypersonics.


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