KEYW Receives Contract for Airborne Collection Services

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HANOVER, Md., Dec. 19, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The KEYW Holding Corporation (Nasdaq:KEYW) is pleased to announce that it has received a contract for continued overseas airborne collection services. The total value of the contract is $115 million and includes a base period of performance with three option periods through September 2016. Of this, $54 million is funded for collection services through March 2015.

"KEYW has built a strong reputation for delivering high-value, high-resolution imagery data products to users with urgent mission requirements. The award of this new multi-year contract supports our view that demand for these products is expected to remain high for the foreseeable future," commented Leonard Moodispaw, CEO and President of KEYW. "We are honored to continue providing this mission-critical airborne collection capability to our troops deployed overseas."

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KEYW provides agile cyber superiority, cybersecurity, and geospatial intelligence solutions for U.S. Government intelligence and defense customers and commercial enterprises. We create our solutions by combining our services and expertise with hardware, software, and proprietary technology to meet our customers' requirements. For more information contact KEYW Corporation, 7740 Milestone Parkway, Suite 400, Hanover, Maryland 21076; Phone 443-733-1600; Fax 443-733-1601; E-mail investors@keywcorp.com; or on the Web at www.keywcorp.com.

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Chris Donaghey
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