Kratos Integral Systems International Selected by ABS to Provide Turnkey Ground Segment Solution for Its Subic Space Center and

Kratos Integral Systems International Selected by ABS to Provide Turnkey
Ground Segment Solution for Its Subic Space Center and Teleports

Solution Includes EPOCH IPS(TM) Product for Command & Control and SAT
Monics(R) for Carrier Monitoring

SAN DIEGO, June 17, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Kratos Defense & Security
Solutions, Inc. (Nasdaq:KTOS), a leading National Security Solutions provider,
announced today that its Kratos Integral Systems International, Inc. (Kratos
ISI) subsidiary has been selected by Asia Broadcast Satellite (ABS) to provide
Command and Control systems for the ABS-2 satellite system program. The
solution will include using Kratos ISI's industry-leading EPOCH Integrated
Product Suite (IPS) Fleet Management System as well as the Monics carrier
monitoring system from SAT Corporation, also a Kratos company.

Kratos ISI will provide the primary and backup satellite Command and Control
system to support the ABS-2 satellite with the option to expand the system to
support the ABS-1 satellite. ABS-2 is a Space Systems/Loral 1300 satellite
currently under construction. ABS-1 is an on-orbit Lockheed Martin A2100AX
satellite. EPOCH IPS is used to control more than 75% of these types of
satellites currently in operation across the globe. The system capabilities to
be provided include satellite Command & Control, flight dynamics and
executable procedures, displays, as well as carrier signal monitoring to
support both satellite bus and payload operations.

"We are pleased to be using Kratos' EPOCH IPS fleet management system and the
Monics carrier monitoring system. With the launch of ABS-2 scheduled mid next
year and the new additions of the Boeing 702SP satellites being added over the
next 2-3 years to our growing satellite fleet, it is crucial for us to
implement a robust command and control system that could help us manage the
operations for our expanding business," said Scott Sprague, Chief Operating
Officer of Asia Broadcast Satellite. "The EPOCH solution allows us to operate
satellites from different manufacturers on a single centralized platform and
optimize the operational efficiency, flexibility and reliability of our
satellites."

"We look forward to providing ABS with a state-of-the-art ground system that
will exceed their expectations and will scale smoothly with their needs as
their global business continues to grow," said James Kramer, Senior Vice
President of Kratos ISI."The combination of our unique value-proposition and
the trusted relationship we have earned by delivering on our commitments to
ABS over the years has been validated by this award."

For 30 years, Kratos ISI has been a leading provider of satellite ground
systems supporting over 250 satellite missions. Kratos ISI offers turnkey
ground segments solutions encompassing Command and Control, RF/IF equipment,
satellite and terrestrial communications signal monitoring systems, equipment
and network management and payload management solutions. The company's EPOCH™
Integrated Product Suite (IPS), an all-in-one Fleet Management solution, is
the most widely used Command and Control system with successful installations
on five continents. Operable from a user's desktop, EPOCH IPS provides a more
efficient alternative to costly command and monitoring practices. EPOCH IPS
supports satellite designs from every major commercial geostationary satellite
manufacturer. For more information, visit www.integ.com

Monics^®, from SAT Corporation, a Kratos company, will be used to perform
carrier monitoring for three of ABS's earth stations, expanding the company's
use of the product. Monics is the market-leading Satellite Communications
Monitoring solution accommodating systems as small as a single site or scaled
to provide multi-site, enterprise configurations. Monics includes a powerful
Digital Signal Processor (DSP) that simultaneously displays the desired
carrier and any interfering carrier lurking underneath while providing
modulation analysis on both carriers. Monics includes such robust features as
automatic monitoring plans and interference detection, alarming capabilities,
TDMA and FDOA displays.Monics provides the capability to run automatic
monitoring plans while simultaneously supporting manual monitoring. Monics
interfaces with EPOCH IPS, Compass Network Management and satID^®, for
geolocating sources of interference. For more information visit
http://www.sat.com

About Asia Broadcast Satellite

Asia Broadcast Satellite (ABS) is one of the fastest growing premium satellite
operators in the world. ABS offers a complete range of End-to-End solutions
including direct-to-home (DTH) and cable TV distribution (CATV), cellular
backhaul, VSAT and Internet backbone services with diverse IP transit through
its European and Asian internet gateways. ABS' satellite fleet includes four
operational satellites (ABS-1, ABS-1A, ABS-3 and ABS-7) with its fifth
satellite (ABS-2) under construction and scheduled to launch in 2013. The
ABS-2 satellite will be located in geostationary orbit at 75˚East. Fitted with
up to 89 active C, Ku, and Ka-band transponders, it will provide optimized
direct TV broadcast, multimedia applications, telecommunications and data
transmission services for Asia Pacific, Africa, the Middle East, Europe and
Russia/CIS countries.

For more information, visit www.absatellite.com.

AboutKratos Defense & Security Solutions

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc.(Nasdaq:KTOS) is a specialized
National Security technology business providing mission critical products,
services and solutions for United States National Security
priorities.Kratos'core capabilities are sophisticated engineering,
manufacturing and system integration offerings for National Security platforms
and programs.Kratos'areas of expertise include Command, Control,
Communications, Computing, Combat Systems, Intelligence, Surveillance and
Reconnaissance (C5ISR), satellite communication systems, unmanned systems,
cyber warfare, cybersecurity, information assurance, critical infrastructure
security and weapons systems sustainment.Kratoshas primarily an engineering
and technical oriented work force of approximately 4,100, many of whom hold an
active National Security clearance, including Secret, Top Secret and higher.
The vast majority ofKratos'work is performed on a military base, in a secure
facility or at a critical infrastructure location.Kratos'primary end
customers are United States Federal Government agencies, including
theDepartment of Defense, classified agencies, intelligence agencies and
Homeland Security related agencies.

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