Kratos Defense & Security Solutions has been awarded a contract by the US Army Aviation and Missile Research Development and Engineering Center (AMRDEC).

The $23m contract will provide research, development, modelling and simulation capabilities for innovative research and development efforts.

The company will majorly work on areas including modelling and simulation, computational fluid dynamics, aerodynamic heating and advanced weapons concepts.

Kratos DFSI advanced technology business unit vice-president William Dietz said that the company would use its advanced technology capabilities to enhance the AMRDEC contributions provided to the warfighter.