Kratos Receives $1.9 Million Follow-On Order to Support Airborne Applications for an International Customer

Kratos Receives $1.9 Million Follow-On Order to Support Airborne Applications
for an International Customer

SAN DIEGO, Dec. 18, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Kratos Defense & Security
Solutions, Inc. (Nasdaq:KTOS), a leading National Security Solutions provider,
announced today that its Electronic Products division has received a follow-on
order valued at $1.9 million from an existing international customer to
provide high performance source used in an airborne application. No additional
details are being provided due to customer-specific and other sensitivities.

Richard F. Poirier, President of Kratos Electronic Products, commented, "This
work will be performed in Israel. Our operations in Israel are a key part of
our strategy to grow our international business and support critical programs
worldwide."

About Kratos 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. 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, and critical infrastructure security. Kratos has
primarily an engineering and technically oriented work force of approximately
4,400. The vast majority of Kratos' work is performed on a military base, in a
secure facility or at a critical infrastructure location. Kratos' primary end
customers are National Security related agencies. News and information are
available at www.KratosDefense.com.

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