SAN DIEGO, Feb. 08, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:KTOS), a leading National Security Solutions provider, announced today that its Micro Systems, Inc. subsidiary of the Kratos Unmanned Systems Division (USD) recently received a series of contract modifications from the U.S. Army totaling $2.0 million in additional engineering services option hours and hardware production in support of the Army Ground Aerial Target Control System (AGATCS), Target Vehicle Control Equipment, and associated ancillary equipment. These modifications further extend the impressive capabilities of the AGATCS control system which provides command and control of unmanned air, ground, and sea surface target vehicles.
Kevin Ferguson, Senior Vice President of Micro Systems, Inc., said, "Micro Systems is excited to have the opportunity to expand the already impressive capabilities of AGATCS and our unmanned vehicle product line. We are very pleased to continue our long term relationship with the U.S. Army’s Targets Management Office that has spanned 30 years. Lasting relationships such as this are an indication of the quality of our people and products and our focus on our customer’s needs.”
About Kratos Defense & Security Solutions
Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (Nasdaq:KTOS) is a specialized 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 and Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (C5ISR) systems, satellite communications, electronic warfare, unmanned systems, hypersonic systems, directed and high power energy systems, electromagnetic railgun, missile defense, cyber warfare, cybersecurity, information assurance, and critical infrastructure security. Kratos has primarily an engineering and technically oriented workforce of approximately 3,000. 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 www.KratosDefense.com.
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