Monics® Net 10.5 from Kratos Enhances Situational Awareness and Workforce Productivity of the Industry-Leading Satellite Carrier Monitoring System

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 08, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (Nasdaq:KTOS), a leading National Security Solutions provider, announced today the release of Monics® Net 10.5, the flagship product in Kratos’ Monics family of satellite carrier monitoring and interference mitigation solutions. This latest version adds a broad range of user friendly capabilities including a new intuitive, user interface for greater ease of use and enhanced site status for greater situational awareness.

The Monics product family has long been recognized as the industry’s leading carrier monitoring solution providing centralized Radio frequency (RF) spectrum monitoring and advanced interference detection including carrier-under-carrier detection and characterization. A highly scalable system, Monics is deployed in hundreds of locations around the world.

New in version 10.5 is an updated Dwell application, which allows the operator to manually monitor specific signals. New Dwell features include on-the-fly instrument selection, waterfall display and improved panel workflow-all designed to significantly improve ease of use and operator efficiency.

In addition, a new site status module gives operators enhanced visibility by consolidating alarms, improving device status views and centralizing logging for critical system functions including frequency monitoring plan status and control, system event logs and Earth Station Gain (ESG) calibration logs.

For more information please visit: http://www.kratosnetworks.com/page/monics-10-5

Separately today, Kratos also announced two new additions to the Monics family, including Monics Enterprise, for satellite and network operators seeking even greater control of large-scale distributed operations, and Monics 200, a cost effective solution that solves the new monitoring challenges presented by HTS satellites and their spot beams. For more information please visit: http://www.kratosnetworks.com/products/rf-management/carrier-monitoring

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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Source:Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc.