SAN DIEGO, June 6, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (Nasdaq:KTOS), a leading National Security Solutions provider, announced today that it has successfully completed certain previously unannounced contract awards for the installation of specialized security and surveillance systems integrated into command and control infrastructure at water treatment and other critical infrastructure locations in the United States. The majority of these specialized security system deployments were awarded as part of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Critical Infrastructure Key Resources (CIKR) programs to provide and enhance security of the nation's water supply and other critical or strategic infrastructure. Security system solutions deployed included video surveillance, access control, perimeter detection, infrared lighting and other structural hardening solutions developed to deter, detect and deny unauthorized entry to these critical locations and assets. Specific customers, locations and other contract related information will not be provided.
Ben Goodwin, President of Kratos' Public Safety & Security Solutions division, stated, "We are very proud to have been part of this program to enhance the security of our nation's critical infrastructure. Protecting our water resources with advanced security technologies leverages the experience our engineering and deployment staff has developed in other CIKR applications such as airports, maritime ports and marquis real estate sites around the country."
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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