Vice Admiral Gerald Beaman, USN (Ret.), Former Commander, U.S. THIRD Fleet, President of Kratos' Unmanned Combat Aerial Systems Division to Present at the Mid-America Defense Conference

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SAN DIEGO, Sept. 11, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (Nasdaq:KTOS), a leading National Security Solutions provider, announced today that Gerald Beaman, President of Kratos' Unmanned Combat Aerial Systems Division, will be presenting at the Mid-America Defense Conference on September 18, 2013 at the Mid-American Science Park in Scottsburg, Indiana. Participants at the conference will have a unique opportunity to hear from industry experts, government and military leaders and academia on the future of unmanned systems for National Security and other applications. At the conference, Mr. Beaman will present Kratos' Unmanned Combat Aerial System (UCAS) strategy, characteristics of certain Kratos unmanned drones, aircraft and systems, Kratos' UCAS vision and expected future direction of next generation unmanned combat aircraft.

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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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