Kratos Announces Successful Customer Acceptance Flight Test of New Unmanned Aerial Drone System Platform

Kratos Announces Successful Customer Acceptance Flight Test of New Unmanned
Aerial Drone System Platform

High Performance UAS Platform Achieves All Flight Milestones

SAN DIEGO, May 14, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Kratos Defense & Security
Solutions, Inc. (Nasdaq:KTOS), a leading National Security Solutions provider,
announced today that it has successfully completed customer acceptance flight
testing for one of the Company's newest unmanned aerial drone systems
platforms. The unmanned aerial drone system has performance, flight, and other
characteristics representative of certain of this customer's potential
adversaries' most advanced threat platforms and systems. Kratos' unmanned
aerial drone systems are produced in secure Kratos manufacturing facilities.
Kratos designs and manufactures substantially all major elements of the
Company's unmanned aerial systems, including composite aircraft, electronics,
avionics, command and flight control systems. Kratos is also an industry
leader in unmanned ground and robotic systems. Due to customer specific and
other considerations, no additional information will be provided related to
the successful customer acceptance flight testing.

Wayne Armstrong, President of Kratos' Advanced Drones & Targets Systems
(KADTS) Division, said, "Our entire organization is proud to have successfully
achieved all of our flight criteria and milestones for this very important
customer. KADTS is a world leader in high performance unmanned aerial systems,
drones, targets, and threat representative vehicles. This is one of the
highest performance unmanned aerial target drone systems in the world."

Eric DeMarco, President & Chief Executive Officer of Kratos, said, "Successful
completion of flight testing and platform acceptance by this critically
important customer was a primary objective of our corporation, and the Kratos
team has once again done an outstanding job.This particular unmanned aerial
system is our Company's highest performance aircraft, and we are currently
working with several existing and potential new customers on large expected
future orders." 

AboutKratos Defense & Security Solutions

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc.(Nasdaq:KTOS) is a specialized
National Security technology Company providing mission critical products,
solutions and services 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.Kratoshas primarily an engineering and
technically oriented work force of approximately 3,700. Substantially all
ofKratos'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
atwww.KratosDefense.com.

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 ofKratosand are
subject to significant risks and uncertainty, including risks related to
product failure, general economic conditions and cutbacks in 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, andKratosundertakes 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 ofKratosin general,
see the risk disclosures in the Annual Report on Form 10-K ofKratosfor the
year endedDecember 29, 2013, and in subsequent reports on Forms 10-Q and 8-K
and other filings made with theSECbyKratos.

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

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