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Kratos Awarded $1 Million Prime Contract Extension From U.S. Air Force Materiel Command to Support Command Management System (CMS)

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 10, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (Nasdaq:KTOS), a leading National Security Solutions provider, announced today that it has received a contract extension from the U.S. Air Force Materiel Command (AFMC) to support the Command Management System. The award is valued at approximately one million dollars over the life of the contract.

"This is a testament to the exceptional support delivered by Kratos to maintain and sustain the AFMC's Command Management System," said Michael Smith, Senior Vice President of Enterprise Technology at Kratos. "Our experienced delivery team looks forward to continuing to provide local and dedicated support on behalf of the AFMC to help optimize their planning and budgeting process."

AFMC's Command Management System supports the planning, programming, budgeting and execution (PPBE) process for producing a Program Objective Memorandum (POM) submission. The tool increases the productivity of the personnel assigned to prepare these plans and budgets and enhances their accuracy.

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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Source:Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc.