updated 6/10/2011 8:16:18 AM ET 2011-06-10T12:16:18

SAN DIEGO, June 10, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (Nasdaq:KTOS), a leading National Security Solutions provider, announced today that has been awarded contracts to provide complex integrated microwave assemblies for a key U.S. Navy platform. The awards were made to Kratos' subsidiary Herley Industries – New England. This award, totaling $1.8M, continues a decade-long relationship with the program and will support the latest variant of its platform. Awards for additional components are expected for a minimum of ten years as the platform is fielded throughout the Fleet.

Herley Industries' President, Rich Poirier, noted, "Our long standing relationship with this customer demonstrates our outstanding technical and manufacturing capability in support of the Warfighter."

Kratos' President and CEO, Eric DeMarco, commented, "We are extremely pleased with this award, as it clearly highlights our focus on providing the highest quality products and services to high-visibility, proven programs such as this one."

About Kratos Defense & Security Solutions

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (Nasdaq:KTOS) is a specialized National Security technology 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 Command, Control, Communications, Computing, Combat Systems, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (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 3,900, 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, including, without limitation, statements regarding the anticipated services under the awarded contract and anticipated customer relationships. 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 26, 2010, and in subsequent reports on Forms 10-Q and 8-K and other filings made with the SEC by Kratos.

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