updated 1/19/2011 8:18:12 AM ET 2011-01-19T13:18:12

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 19, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (Nasdaq:KTOS), a leading National Security Solutions provider, announced today that its Public Safety & Security Division has been awarded a contract from a leading national digital infrastructure company to provide a range of physical security and surveillance products, solutions and services. Under the contract, Kratos will design, engineer and deploy a state-of-the-art surveillance and security system including access control with biometrics, smart cards, extensive interior and exterior IP-based CCTV, alarm monitoring, photo ID and biometric enrollment, and a fiber-optic system. The effort is part of a large, critical infrastructure facility construction project that requires comprehensive security and surveillance services. The project is expected to be completed by the end of second quarter, 2011. The value of this critical infrastructure security contract is approximately $1.2 million and was awarded to Kratos' Mid-Atlantic office.

"This award represents our seventh security integration deployment with this large, nationally-recognized and well-respected customer," said Fred Thomas, General Manager of Kratos Mid-Atlantic. "We are pleased to be the integration partner of choice to help this customer with its security controls and to help mitigate any exposed security deficiencies in the future. This work requires the support of knowledgeable and experienced security and surveillance professionals capable of delivering a wide range of security solutions, and we are happy to have been selected for these projects."

About Kratos Defense & Security Solutions

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (Nasdaq:KTOS) provides mission critical products, services and solutions for United States National Security. Principal products, services and solution offerings relate to and support C5ISR, weapon systems sustainment, military weapon range operations and technical services, network engineering services, information assurance and cyber security solutions, security and surveillance systems, and critical infrastructure security system design and integration. The Company is headquartered in San Diego, California, with resources located throughout the U.S. and at key strategic military locations. News and information are available at www.KratosDefense.com .

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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. 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 the Company 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 27, 2009, and in subsequent reports on Forms 10-Q and 8-K and other filings made with the SEC by Kratos.

CONTACT: Press Contact:
         Yolanda White
         858-812-7302 Direct
         
         Investor Information:
         877-934-4687
         investor@kratosdefense.com

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