SAN DIEGO, April 29, 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 been awarded over $4 million in new contract awards for security system deployments at educational facilities at certain locations in the United States. Under the contract awards, Kratos will also be deploying a specialized video surveillance system for a large U.S. municipal public school system. Kratos PSS designs, engineers, deploys and integrates into command and control infrastructure specialized security systems, including video surveillance, access control, perimeter control and other unique security assets for the protection of United States critical infrastructure and strategic assets. Due to customer related and other considerations, no additional information is being provided related to these contract awards.

Ben Goodwin, President of Kratos PSS, said, "Protecting our country's public schools and educational facilities is a critical responsibility, and we are honored to have been selected for these unique security system deployments. Kratos deploys and maintains security and state of the art video surveillance systems for some of the United States' largest municipalities and educational facilities, and the deployment of this video surveillance system for this large public school organization is a top priority for our team. Kratos PSS' mission is to protect United States critical infrastructure and strategic assets, and our country's educational facilities are a key focus area of our Company."

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 4,300. 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

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