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Kratos Receives $5.49 Million Contract Award by U.S. Naval Surface Warfare Center

SAN DIEGO, March 11, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:KTOS), a leading National Security Solutions provider, announced today that its Defense & Rocket Support Services (DRSS) Division has been awarded a contract by the U.S. Naval Surface Warfare Center, Port Hueneme Division for Oriole Thrust Vector Control (TVC) Systems valued at $5.49 million. Under the awarded contract DRSS will deliver several Oriole TVC systems to support ongoing experimental, test and other support missions. The Oriole TVC system provides increased capability and dispersion reduction for Kratos’ Oriole solid propellant rocket motor. DRSS is a leading provider of products, solutions and services in support of ballistic missile defense, hypersonic, directed energy, electromagnetic rail gun, weapon system and other national security related systems.

Mr. Joshua Peterson, Vice President Rocket Support Services, stated that, “Kratos is committed to providing low cost, highly capable systems to our Government customers for Ballistic Missile Defense System Testing and Hypersonic Research.”

About Kratos Defense & Security Solutions

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (Nasdaq:KTOS) is a mid-tier government contractor at the forefront of the Department of Defense’s Third Offset Strategy. Kratos is a leading technology, intellectual property and proprietary product and solution company focused on the United States and its allies’ national security. Kratos’ primary focus areas are unmanned systems, satellite communications, microwave electronics, cyber security/warfare, missile defense and combat systems. Kratos has primarily an engineering and technically oriented work force of approximately 2,900. 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.

Notice Regarding Forward-Looking Statements

Certain statements in this press release may constitute "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements include the proposed timing and expiration date of the Company's tender offer to repurchase the Notes. These forward-looking statements are made on the basis of the current beliefs, expectations and assumptions of the management of Kratos and are subject to significant risks and uncertainty. Investors are cautioned not to place undue reliance on any such forward-looking statements. All such forward-looking statements speak only as of the date they are made, and Kratos undertakes no obligation to update or revise these statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise. For a further discussion of risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ from those expressed in these forward-looking statements, as well as risks relating to the business of Kratos in general, see the risk disclosures in the Annual Report on Form 10-K of Kratos for the year ended December 27, 2015, and in subsequent reports on Forms 10-Q and 8-K and other filings made with the SEC by Kratos.


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Source:Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc.