Aerial Target Systems
Kratos’ Unmanned Systems Division delivers state-of-the-art, unmanned aerial system solutions and high performance aerial target systems, including training and logistics support.
The BQM-167A Air Force Subscale Aerial Target (AFSAT) is the only subscale aerial target platform operated by the U.S. Air Force. The primary role of the BQM-167A is to provide U.S. Air Force aviators with the world’s most realistic and comprehensive end-to-end weapons-release training. Learn more »
With an operational ceiling of 15,000 meters and a top speed of .93 Mach, the BQM-167i allows international users an unparalleled opportunity to test and train against threat-representative target systems at altitudes and speeds otherwise unavailable with competing target platforms. Learn more »
The BQM-177A is the US Navy’s next-generation Sub-Sonic Aerial Target (SSAT). Capable of speeds in excess of 0.95 Mach and a sea-skimming altitude as low as 10 feet, the BQM-177A has no equal when it comes to delivering realistic anti-ship missile threat emulation. Learn more »
While the BQM-177i provides formidable threat emulation for air-to-air engagements, its aerodynamic design and unmatched performance capabilities make it the world’s best choice for highly-dynamic, high-subsonic, sea-skimming anti-ship cruise missile threat emulation. Learn more »
The smallest of KUSD’s aerial targets, Firejet is capable of carrying a combination of internal and external payloads including tow targets, smoke oil, proximity scoring, passive & active (RF) augmentation, and infrared (IR) augmentation. Learn more »