Kratos Unmanned Systems Solutions Division Awarded $6.1 Million in Contracts to Provide Specialized Products in Support of

Kratos Unmanned Systems Solutions Division Awarded $6.1 Million in Contracts
to Provide Specialized Products in Support of National Security Programs

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 2, 2013 (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 contracts totaling $6.1 million to provide specialized
products in support of certain National Security programs. The equipment is
being produced in a secure Kratos manufacturing facility.No additional
information related to these recent contract awards is being provided due to
customer specific, program related and other sensitivities.

Eric DeMarco, President and CEO of Kratos, commented, "As we begin 2013,
approximately 70 percent of Kratos business is related to the manufacture,
production or support of specialized or technology based products supporting
United States or Allied Country's National Security priority
areas.Additionally, a significant portion of Kratos business is focused on
strategic platforms and programs, including unmanned aerial systems, ballistic
missile defense, electronic warfare, satellite communications, and aerial
targets or drones, where Kratos products are designed-in and critical to the
overall system and mission.These recent contract awards are directly related
to Kratos strategic focus on specialized products in support of mission
critical National Security programs."

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
available at www.KratosDefense.com.

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Notice Regarding Forward-Looking Statements

Certain statements in this press release may constitute "forward-looking
statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act
of 1995. These forward-looking statements are made on the basis of the current
beliefs, expectations and assumptions of the management of Kratos and are
subject to significant risks and uncertainty, including risks related to
general economic conditions and cutbacks in government spending. Investors are
cautioned not to place undue reliance on any such forward-looking
statements.All such forward-looking statements speak only as of the date they
are made, and Kratos undertakes no obligation to update or revise these
statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or
otherwise. For a further discussion of risks and uncertainties that could
cause actual results to differ from those expressed in these forward-looking
statements, as well as risks relating to the business of Kratos in general,
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.

CONTACT: Press Contact:
         Yolanda White
         858-812-7302 Direct
        
         Investor Information:
         877-934-4687
         investor@kratosdefense.com

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