Kratos Public Safety & Security Solutions Division Appoints James J. Mann as Southeast Regional Business Development Manager

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 25, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (Nasdaq:KTOS), a leading National Security Solutions provider, today announced that its Public Safety & Security (PSS) Division has appointed James J. Mann as Regional Business Development Manager in the Southeast region. Mr. Mann rejoins the Kratos team, having previously served in a senior management position with Kratos in 2009. In his new position, he will work directly for Mr. Guerry Bruner, Southeast Regional Sales Manager.

Mr. Mann brings over 30 years of security integration experience in commercial, industrial, and government businesses. Prior to rejoining Kratos, Mr. Mann was most recently employed at Norment Security Group based in Montgomery, AL. At Norment, he held positions of Director of Security Electronics Sales/Marketing and Vice President of Sales/Marketing. He had the overall responsibility for the high-end detention security electronics sales for the company. Prior to joining the Norment organization, Mr. Mann has worked for a variety of large security systems integration companies including Kratos, ISR Solutions (now part of Stanley), Sensormatic (now part of Tyco), Glen Industrial Communications and Security Technologies Group (now Siemens).

Mr. Mann has worked on such high profile projects as The Maximum Security Prison (MSP) in Trinidad-Tobago, KIA Automotive Plant, LaGrange, GA, The Coca-Cola Company, Level (3), The Houston County Courthouse Complex, Perry, GA, The High Museum of Art in Atlanta, The Atlanta Federal Reserve Project, Potomac Electric Power Company, Frito Lay and New York Life. Mr. Mann holds a B.S. degree in Business from Frostburg State University.

Kratos' PSS Division designs, engineers, deploys and integrates into command and control infrastructure specialized security, surveillance and access control systems for critical infrastructure, strategic assets and public safety. A significant portion of Kratos' PSS business is recurring in nature and includes the operation, maintenance and upgrade of deployed security systems. Kratos' PSS Division's primary customer base includes state, local and municipal government agencies and commercial enterprises.

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Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (Nasdaq:KTOS) is a specialized National Security technology business providing mission critical products, services and solutions 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, unmanned systems, cyber warfare, cybersecurity, information assurance, and critical infrastructure security. Kratos has primarily an engineering and technically oriented work force of approximately 4,400. 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

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