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Kratos' SAT Awarded Multi-Million Dollar Contract for Satellite Interference Monitoring and Geolocation System Enhancements



Kratos' SAT Awarded Multi-Million Dollar Contract for Satellite Interference
Monitoring and Geolocation System Enhancements

   Monics® and satID® Products Combine to Create the Most Comprehensive RF
       Interference Detection and Geolocation Solution in the Industry

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 11, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Kratos Defense & Security
Solutions, Inc. (Nasdaq:KTOS), a leading National Security Solutions provider,
announced today that its SAT Corporation (SAT) subsidiary has received a
multi-million dollar order from SES S.A. (SES) to upgrade hardware for five
satID® geolocation systems currently in use around the world. satID is SAT's
industry leading RF interference geolocation product that provides an
accurate, fast, all-in-one solution for locating and identifying sources of
interference due to equipment failure, operator error, intentional jamming, or
unauthorized users.

In addition to the system upgrades, SAT will provide software maintenance,
software upgrades and technical support for both satID and SAT's Monics® over
the next five years. Monics is SAT's enterprise networked carrier monitoring
system used by the largest satellite operators and telecommunications
providers in the world. Monics combines hardware and software components to
provide monitoring for satellite uplink and downlink performance to enable
operators to provide the best signal possible.

With the new upgrades, SAT will significantly expand SES's geolocation
capacity. These new upgrades will also support additional frequency bands for
the host systems to increase capability by adding geolocation for signals from
L, S, X and Ka band frequencies.

"SES is pleased to extend the support contract with SAT for Monics and satID
systems," said Chris Grogan, SES SVP Customer Service Delivery. "The upgrades
and support services that SAT will provide will allow SES to enhance its
monitoring and geolocation systems for continued provision of advanced Quality
of Service monitoring and operational support to SES customers."

"With the growth of traffic over L, S, X and Ka band frequencies, RF
interference is increasing for all satellite operators," said Dan Ojennes,
satID Product Manager. "RF interference is cutting into performance and
service levels and can lead to interruptions, failure to deliver content, and
even long-term outages that can cause service providers to lose revenue. satID
and Monics will provide SES with the ability to reduce these risks on all
frequency bands and minimize the impact of interference to its customers."

"This award from SES is gratifying and represents Kratos' continued expansion
in securing and assuring commercial satellite communications," said Phil
Carrai, President of Kratos Technology & Training Solutions. "Within our core
focus on providing specialized products and solutions for mission critical
security applications, approximately 35 percent of Kratos' business for 2013
originates from sources other than U.S. Federal Government or DoD programs,
including solutions used by SES and more than 75 percent of the world's
commercial satellite owners. Our successful relationship with SES has been
longstanding and we look forward to its continuing."

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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http://www.globenewswire.com/newsroom/prs/?pkgid=3519

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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