SAN DIEGO, Sept. 3, 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 recently received a $3.5 million contract award from an existing strategic customer for the deployment of public safety and security related products, equipment, and system integration services. This recent contract award is an expansion in scope of this security deployment, which includes specialized video surveillance equipment and analytics technology that will be integrated into a command and control network infrastructure. This recent award increases the total value of this ongoing security deployment to approximately $20 million with this important mass transit authority customer. Due to the nature of the work being performed, customer related and other considerations, no additional information will be provided related to this security system deployment.
Ben Goodwin, President of Kratos' PSS Division, said, "We are pleased to be a key security partner to this extremely important mass transit authority customer, and we look forward to a long term strategic relationship in providing our client leading edge public safety and security solutions."
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 3,900. 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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