updated 2/1/2011 8:18:13 AM ET 2011-02-01T13:18:13

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 1, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (Nasdaq:KTOS), a leading National Security Solutions provider, announced today that it had recently received funded contract awards for the delivery of specialized Command & Control, Unmanned System and War Fighter related support products from certain Department of Defense and National Security related customers. Kratos is a recognized leader in providing C4ISR related products, services and solutions for mission critical National Security programs, including modeling and simulation for specialized systems applications. The delivery of these specialized products is expected to occur throughout 2011. No additional information was provided due to specific customer sensitivities.

Eric DeMarco, President & CEO of Kratos, said, "The recent award of these contracts reflects the critical nature of the work Kratos' employees are performing for United States National Security priorities. Command and control systems, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance systems, unmanned vehicle platforms, and the supporting infrastructure for all of these systems remain strategic focus areas of our Company."

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 has primarily 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.

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

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