SAN DIEGO, May 9, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (Nasdaq:KTOS), a leading National Security Solutions provider, announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary Henry Bros. Electronics (HBE) has recently been awarded a new contract in excess of $3 million to provide and support the security system design, engineering, integration, deployment and installation of a comprehensive security infrastructure and system for one of the largest public agencies in the United States. Work will be performed at many critical infrastructure and key resource sites for this agency at certain bridges, tunnels, rail transportation and communication hubs where advanced security networks are being deployed for video surveillance, access control and perimeter detection and protection. Details of the deployments and the specific agency are confidential, and enterprise wide security systems and visualization solutions will also be included in the areas supported.
Ben Goodwin, President of HBE, a Kratos Company, stated, "Our continued support of critical infrastructure for large public agencies demonstrates our ability, commitment and expertise in this important security domain. Our employees, contractors and suppliers are available around the clock to support the security needs and requirements of our country's critical infrastructure and transportation networks. We continue to be looked upon both around the country and around the world for our expertise in the critical infrastructure and strategic asset security arena. We at Kratos are extremely proud of the work that we perform for public security and safety, and the protection of our country's citizens."
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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