SAN DIEGO, June 07, 2021 (GLOBE
NEWSWIRE) -- Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (Nasdaq:
KTOS), a leading National Security Solutions provider, announced
today that in the first quarter of 2021 it delivered products
supporting the satellite industry’s movement toward virtualized
ground systems to 24 customers around the globe. These included
products in Kratos’ quantum® and SpectralNet® lines, both of which
are part of its OpenSpace™ family of dynamic, virtual ground
Kratos’ OpenSpace quantum products offer software versions of satellite ground system components which traditionally have been implemented as hardware, such as modems and front-end processors (FEP), needed to communicate with the satellite or its payload. Kratos’ quantum products have been in use by hundreds of satellite operators around the globe supporting tens of thousands of satellite passes per month.
Kratos’ SpectralNet products provide the on-ramp to modern virtual ground operations by reliably digitizing the Radio Frequency (RF) signals from the satellite into an Internet Protocol (IP) format that can be processed by digital systems running in cloud, on-prem and hybrid environments.
OpenSpace quantum products (referred to as Virtual Network Functions or VNFs) are not only less expensive than the hardware they replace, they operate at lower cost...