Kratos Awarded up to $4.6 Million in Contracts to Provide Specialized Equipment in Support of an International Radar Program

Kratos Awarded up to $4.6 Million in Contracts to Provide Specialized
Equipment in Support of an International Radar Program

SAN DIEGO, Dec. 28, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Kratos Defense & Security
Solutions, Inc. (Nasdaq:KTOS), a leading National Security Solutions provider,
announced today that its Unmanned Systems Solutions (USS) division has
recently been awarded a contract totaling $4.6 million if all options are
exercised to provide specialized equipment in support of a radar system
program for an international customer. The equipment is being designed,
engineered and produced in a secure Kratos manufacturing facility. No
additional information is being provided due to customer and other

Richard Selvaggio, President of Kratos Unmanned Systems Solutions, commented,
"We are extremely proud to have received this contract award from this
important customer.Our division is focused on expanding and growing Kratos'
international business with our unique product portfolio in the missile
system, missile defense, aerial drone and targets areas.Approximately 30% of
Kratos' overall corporate-wide business and revenue today is not U.S.
Department of Defense funded, including approximately 10% that supports
international customers' security needs."

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, cyber security,
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
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see the risk disclosures in the Annual Report on Form 10-K of Kratos for the
year ended December 25, 2011, and in subsequent reports on Forms 10-Q and 8-K
and other filings made with the SEC by Kratos.

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