Kratos Receives $8 Million Award for Specialized Missile Defense System Equipment

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| Source: Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc.

SAN DIEGO, Dec. 26, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (Nasdaq:KTOS), a leading National Security Solutions provider, announced today that it recently received a new $8 million order for specialized equipment related to a certain Missile Defense program. Under this award, Kratos will design, engineer, manufacture and deliver specialized equipment related to the Missile Defense system. The equipment Kratos will be providing will be produced in a secure Kratos manufacturing facility. Due to customer-related and other considerations, no additional information will be provided related to this recent contract award.

Eric DeMarco, President and CEO of Kratos, said, "A majority of Kratos' business today is focused on specialized products, solutions and technology supporting mission critical national security programs in the areas of missile defense, electronic warfare, unmanned systems, aerial drones and satellite communications. We are proud to have received this recent contract award for specialized missile defense program related equipment."

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, cybersecurity, 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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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.

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