SAN DIEGO, Nov. 2, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (Nasdaq:KTOS), a leading National Security Solutions provider, announced today that Benjamin Fletcher has joined its Technology & Training Solutions Division as Vice President for U.S. Army Business Development.
Formerly CIO and Director C4 for the U.S. Southern Command, one of the five regional combatant commands in the Department of Defense, Mr. Fletcher joins Kratos from General Dynamics Information Technology, where he served as Vice President of Cyber Solutions and Vice President of Strategic Planning & Business Development. A retired U.S. Army Colonel, Mr. Fletcher holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the Indiana Institute of Technology and an M.S. in National Security Decision Making from the U.S. Naval War College.
"We are delighted Benjamin has joined our team," said Robert Wright, Sr. Vice President for Federal Solutions, Kratos Technology & Training Division. "He brings a wealth of firsthand experience and a deep understanding of the Army's future communications, cybersecurity, and information technology needs. These are key growth areas for Kratos, and Benjamin will play a critical leadership role as we build upon our recent successes."
About Kratos Defense & Security Solutions
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 www.KratosDefense.com.
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