SAN DIEGO, Feb. 18, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (Nasdaq:KTOS), a leading National Security Solutions provider, announced today that its Public Safety & Security Solutions Division (KPSS) has recently received an approximately $17 million contract award from a large mass transportation authority in the United States. Under the new contract award, KPSS will design, engineer, deploy and integrate into command and control infrastructure a leading technology communication system, including network, audio, video and other communication system related assets and elements. The public safety and security focused system will provide specialized audio, video and communication capabilities for rapid transit operations and rail related assets. KPSS is a leading provider of public safety and security systems protecting critical infrastructure and strategic asset locations in the United States, including mass transportation authority, government, energy, education, healthcare, commercial and sports related sites and venues. The significant majority of KPSS' work is performed at a strategic asset or critical infrastructure site. Due to customer related and other considerations, no additional information will be provided related to this contract award.
Ben Goodwin, President of KPSS, said, "Our entire organization is proud to have received this recent contract award to provide this important communication system network and infrastructure for this leading mass transit authority."
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. 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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