SAN DIEGO, June 24, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (Nasdaq:KTOS), a leading National Security Solutions provider, announced today that its Public Safety & Security Solutions (PSS) Division has recently received approximately $4 million in new contract awards for the deployment of specialized security systems at certain mass transit, port authority and transportation related sites. Under the new contract awards, Kratos will design, engineer, deploy and integrate into command and control infrastructure specialized security systems specifically designed for the protection of this critical infrastructure. The security systems to be deployed will include video surveillance, wireless communications, access control and other security related elements unique to these deployments. Due to the nature of these security system deployments, specific customer related and other considerations, no additional information will be provided related to these security system deployments.
Ben Goodwin, President of Kratos PSS, said, "Protecting the transportation infrastructure of the United States is a core capability of Kratos, and we are proud to have received these recent contract awards. Ensuring the safety of mass transit networks, ports, harbors and rail assets is a strategic focus area of Kratos PSS and one of our most important vertical target markets."
About Kratos Defense & Security Solutions
Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (Nasdaq:KTOS) is a specialized National Security technology Company 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 4,100. 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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