updated 2/2/2011 8:16:52 AM ET 2011-02-02T13:16:52

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 2, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (Nasdaq:KTOS), a leading National Security Solutions provider, today announced that its Public Safety and Security (PSS) Division has been awarded a Master Service Agreement (MSA) contract to provide enterprise-wide security services to a major energy infrastructure business. The MSA is expected to have a value exceeding $1 million. Under the MSA, Kratos will design, engineer, and deploy a video surveillance and security system, including analytics technology, and a biometrics technology based access control system, integrated with related communications and command and control infrastructure. The critical infrastructure security work to be performed under this contract is expected to be completed in 2011. 

Under the MSA, Kratos will provide systems integration and installation of enterprise-level video surveillance and access control equipment and infrastructure. The Kratos solution will include the use of CISCO security equipment, leveraging the developing relationship between the two companies in providing large-scale physical security solutions.

"This project demonstrates Kratos' commitment to building a premier national security company focused on protecting critical infrastructure, including energy, transportation systems and computer networks," said Ben Goodwin, President of Kratos' PSS Division.   "We are proud to be chosen as the system integrator for this effort and to demonstrate our ability to develop and field physical security solutions that protect our country's most valuable assets."

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.

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