updated 1/24/2011 8:18:32 AM ET 2011-01-24T13:18:32

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 24, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (Nasdaq:KTOS), a leading National Security Solutions provider, announced today that an unnamed National Defense and Intelligence Agency within the Department of Defense has expanded its use of Kratos' situational awareness and network management solutions, NeuralStar and dopplerVUE, across its worldwide infrastructure. Due to customer-related and other sensitivities and considerations, the specific Agency which made this recent contract award and other details are not being disclosed.

NeuralStar specializes in collection of heterogeneous network, IT, application and cyber security event data, integrating this information into custom dashboards for enhanced management and situational awareness. The dopplerVUE component monitors key network elements and provides real-time status information to assure network availability and uptime especially during critical mission operations.

"It is extremely gratifying to see the Agency expand its use of Kratos solutions," said Phil Carrai, President of Kratos Technologies and Training Solutions Division. "As we continue to add advanced situational awareness, cyber security and management features to both NeuralStar and dopplerVUE then we are satisfying the continuously evolving needs of this critical component of our Nation's defense."

About Kratos Defense & Security Solutions

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (Nasdaq:KTOS) is a specialized National Security business providing mission critical products, services and solutions for United States National Security priorities. Kratos' core capabilities are sophisticated engineering, manufacturing and system integration offerings for National Security platforms and programs. Kratos' areas of expertise include C5ISR, unmanned systems, cyber warfare, cyber security, information assurance, critical infrastructure security and weapons systems sustainment. Kratos primarily has an engineering and technical oriented work force of approximately 3000, the majority of which hold an active National Security clearance, including Secret, Top Secret and higher. 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 United States Federal Government agencies, including the Department of Defense, classified agencies, intelligence agencies and Homeland Security related agencies. 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.

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