SAN DIEGO, June 26, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (Nasdaq:KTOS), a leading National Security Solutions provider, announced today that its Electronic Products Division was recently awarded a contract from a major healthcare and medical equipment provider for high power microwave amplifiers used in oncology therapy systems. The initial award has an approximate value of more than $6.0 million. Additionally, Kratos has also received an award for service and maintenance of the high power amplifiers to be provided with a minimum value of $12 million and a period of performance through 2022.
The high power microwave amplifiers to be delivered will be manufactured at Kratos' Herley Lancaster facility and are a critical element of these specialized oncology therapy systems. Initial deliveries of the equipment are expected to begin during the third quarter of this year.
Rich Poirier, President of Kratos' Electronics Product Division, said, "Kratos continues to execute on its strategy to apply proven products and technology in certain very specific commercial applications, and these contract awards are representative of the continued success of this initiative."
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, cyber security, 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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