SAN DIEGO, Dec. 10, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (Nasdaq:KTOS), a leading National Security Solutions provider, announced today that its Kratos SecureInfo business unit has received a task order to support U.S. Air Force Cybersecurity operations. The award is valued at over $1.5 million over a one-year period of performance.
"It is our great pleasure to be awarded this task order to provide cybersecurity services to the U.S. Air Force," said Paul Westover, Vice President of Kratos SecureInfo's Public Sector operating unit. "We look forward to ensuring the confidentiality, integrity and availability of critical networks and data worldwide for the Air Force."
The contract builds on Kratos' extensive work with the Air Force, including serving as an Air Force licensed Agent of the Certifying Authority (ACA) for information technology and space systems. Kratos also provides information security services to two major commands as well as the headquarters of the Air Force in Washington, D.C.
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 3,850. 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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