SAN DIEGO, May 29, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (Nasdaq:KTOS), a leading National Security Solutions provider, announced today that its Electronic Products Division has received an award valued at $4.1 million for the production of specialty electronic products for a certain critical U.S. electronic attack platform. The award, from an existing customer, is related to a continuing long term electronic attack and electronic warfare program. No additional details are being provided due to customer and other sensitivities.
Richard F. Poirier, President of Kratos' Electronic Products Division, commented, "This award is the latest significant award received from this prime contractor for Integrated Microwave Assemblies (IMA). Kratos has participated on this program for many years and continues to be a valued supplier with the expertise capable of providing these sophisticated subsystems for this U.S. Navy aircraft. Production of these specialized products will take place at Kratos' Herley-CTI operation in Whippany, NJ."
Kratos' Electronic Products Division is a leader in the design, development and manufacture of microwave technology solutions for the defense, aerospace and medical industries worldwide. Based in Woburn MA, Kratos Electronic Products Division has six manufacturing locations and approximately 900 employees.
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, electronic warfare, unmanned systems, missile defense, cyber warfare, cybersecurity, information assurance, and critical infrastructure security. Kratos has primarily an engineering and technically oriented work force of approximately 4,200. 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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