Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Wins Hire A Patriot's "Above and Beyond the Call of Duty" Award

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 26, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc.(Nasdaq:KTOS), a leading National Security Solutions provider, is pleased to announce that it won Hire A Patriot's 2014 "Above and Beyond the Call of Duty" Award. The award is given to the employer that has exhibited the highest dedication and support of active military, veterans and their families. Kratos has been a key supporter of Hire A Patriot and its career fairs for veterans over the past three years.

Marc Shapiro, Kratos' Vice President of Human Resources, who accepted the award on behalf of Kratos, said, "Kratos is very proud of its history of supporting veterans and their families throughout the United States, whether by hiring veterans, supporting their families, or sponsoring or donating to many worthwhile veterans' organizations. We continue to be a prime sponsor of the annual San Diego Veterans Day parade, received honors from the State of California for our high level of support for the Guard and Reserve and were awarded the Meritorious Support of Veterans Award from the Veteran's Museum & Memorial Center. I am honored to accept the 2014 Hire A Patriot Award on Kratos' behalf."

About Kratos Defense & Security Solutions

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (Nasdaq:KTOS) is a specialized National Security technology Company providing mission critical products, solutions and services 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 3,600. Substantially all 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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