SAN DIEGO, July 8, 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 critical infrastructure security contract with total potential value of $6.5 million for a security system deployment by a public school system located in the United States. Under the new contract award, Kratos will design, engineer, deploy and integrate into command and control infrastructure a specialized security system tailored specifically to this customer's unique security requirements. The security system to be deployed will include video surveillance, video analytics, access control and other security related assets. Kratos has already received initial funding of approximately $3.3 million under the contract award. Due to the nature of this security system deployment, customer related and other considerations, no additional information will be provided related to this contract award. Ben Goodwin, President of Kratos PSS said, "Our entire organization is excited about this recent public school security system contract award. We take great pride in protecting some of our country's most valuable and important assets, our educational facilities, faculty and students." 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 . Notice Regarding Forward-Looking Statements Certain statements in this press release may constitute "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements are made on the basis of the current beliefs, expectations and assumptions of the management of Kratos and are subject to significant risks and uncertainty, including risks related to product failure, general economic conditions and cutbacks in spending. Investors are cautioned not to place undue reliance on any such forward-looking statements. All such forward-looking statements speak only as of the date they are made, and Kratos undertakes no obligation to update or revise these statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise. For a further discussion of risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ from those expressed in these forward-looking statements, as well as risks relating to the business of Kratos in general, see the risk disclosures in the Annual Report on Form 10-K of Kratos for the year ended December 30, 2012, and in subsequent reports on Forms 10-Q and 8-K and other filings made with the SEC by Kratos.
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