Kratos Receives $4.5 Million Unmanned Aerial Drone System Program Contract Award

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SAN DIEGO, Dec. 17, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (Nasdaq:KTOS), a leading National Security Solutions provider, announced today that its Advanced Drone and Targets Solutions Division (ADTS) recently received a $4.5 million contract award from a U.S. National Security related customer concerning a certain unmanned aerial drone program. Kratos is a leading provider of products, solutions and services related to high performance Unmanned Aerial Drones, Targets and Vehicles to U.S. and International Security related customers. This new contract award will be performed at a secure Kratos manufacturing and operations facility. Due to customer related and other considerations, no additional information will be provided related to this Unmanned Aerial Drone System program contract award.

Wayne Armstrong, President of Kratos' ADTS Division, said, "We are pleased to have received this new contract award from this important U.S. National Security related customer. Kratos' ADTS Division is a premier provider of high performance Unmanned Drone Aircraft and these systems' related avionics, electronics, command and control systems, solutions, services and logistics, and we look forward to supporting this customer's mission and requirements."

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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

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