Kratos Receives Critical Infrastructure Security Contract Award With Total Potential Value of $6.5 Million

Kratos Receives Critical Infrastructure Security Contract Award With Total
Potential Value of $6.5 Million

Initial Funding of Approximately $3.3 Million Received for Public School
System Security Deployment

SAN DIEGO, July 8, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Kratos Defense & Security
Solutions, Inc. (Nasdaq:KTOS), a leading National Security Solutions provider,
announced today that its Public Safety & Security Solutions (PSS) Division
recently received a critical infrastructure security contract with total
potential value of $6.5 million for a security system deployment by a public
school system located in the United States. Under the new contract award,
Kratos will design, engineer, deploy and integrate into command and control
infrastructure a specialized security system tailored specifically to this
customer's unique security requirements. The security system to be deployed
will include video surveillance, video analytics, access control and other
security related assets. Kratos has already received initial funding of
approximately $3.3 million under the contract award. Due to the nature of this
security system deployment, customer related and other considerations, no
additional information will be provided related to this contract award.

Ben Goodwin, President of Kratos PSS said, "Our entire organization is excited
about this recent public school security system contract award. We take great
pride in protecting some of our country's most valuable and important assets,
our educational facilities, faculty and students."

About Kratos Defense & Security Solutions

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (Nasdaq:KTOS) is a specialized
National Security technology Company 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, electronic warfare, unmanned systems, missile defense,
cyber warfare, cybersecurity, information assurance, and critical
infrastructure security. Kratos has primarily an engineering and technically
oriented work force of approximately 4,100. 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

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CONTACT: Press Contact:
         Yolanda White
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