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Kratos Defense & Rocket Support Services Inc. A Key Member of a Team Awarded a Multiple Award IDIQ Contract with the Space and Naval Warfare Center Pacific (SSC PAC) Code 55100 for Engineering and Support Services for Network and Information Systems Techno

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 17, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (Nasdaq:KTOS), a leading National Security Solutions provider announced today that prime contract holder CALNET Inc. was recently awarded the Engineering and Support Services for Network and Information Systems Technology Programs IDIQ Cost Plus Fixed Fee (CPFF) contract with the Networks Division (Code 55100) at Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center, Pacific (SSC Pacific). The five-year multiple award contract has a total value of over $33 million if all options are exercised. Kratos will provide technical support services for afloat, ashore, and airborne networks and information systems. Support will include assessing network requirements; designing system architecture; network modeling, simulation, and testing; network technology and prototype development; network security; information assurance and certification of networks; and network management.

Tim Harmon, Vice President for Kratos' Military Services business, stated that, “This new opportunity allows Kratos to demonstrate our abilities in network design and management and expand our presence at SSC PAC. Kratos is committed to bringing high quality, value added service to our Government customers and improving afloat, ashore and airborne network reliability and performance."

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 is the industry leader in high performance unmanned aerial drone target systems used to test weapon systems and to train the warfighter, and is a provider of high performance unmanned combat aerial systems for force multiplication and amplification. Kratos is also an industry leader in satellite communications, microwave electronics, cyber security/warfare, missile defense and combat systems. Kratos has primarily an engineering and technically oriented work force of approximately 2,800. 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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Press Contact: Yolanda White 858-812-7302 Direct Investor Information: 877-934-4687 investor@kratosdefense.com

Source:Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc.