SAN DIEGO, Dec. 19, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (Nasdaq:KTOS), a leading National Security Solutions provider, announced today that its Electronic Products Division (KEPD) has recently received approximately $4.5 million in certain National Security Program related product awards. Under the new contract awards, Kratos will be providing integrated microwave assemblies and other specialized products in support of certain intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance programs and other applications. The products Kratos will be providing will be produced at secure KEPD manufacturing facilities. Due to the nature of the programs being supported, customer specific and other considerations, no additional information is being provided related to these recent contract awards.
Rich Poirier, President of KEPD, said, "We are pleased to have received these recent contract awards in support of these important National Security related programs. KEPD is a premier provider of microwave and millimeter wave products for the United States and international allies' militaries and armed forces worldwide, with a current focus on next generation jamming, missile, radar and electronic warfare systems."
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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