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Kratos Receives $5.6 Million High Performance Unmanned Aerial Target Drone System Contract Award

SAN DIEGO, March 09, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:KTOS), a leading National Security Solutions provider, announced today that its Unmanned Systems Division (USD) recently received a $5.6 million contract award from a U.S. Government Agency for High Performance Unmanned Aerial Target Drone Systems. Kratos is a leading provider of high performance jet powered unmanned aerial drone systems, vehicles and aircraft for tactical and weapon systems exercise.  Under the contract award, the Unmanned Aerial Drone Systems will be produced in a secure Kratos manufacturing facility. Due to customer related and other considerations, no additional information will be provided related to this contract award.

Steve Fendley, President of Kratos’ Unmanned Systems Division, said, “We are proud to support this critical customer with its high performance unmanned aerial target drone system requirements.”

About Kratos Defense & Security Solutions
Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (Nasdaq:KTOS) is a mid-tier government contractor at the forefront of the Department of Defense's Third Offset Strategy.  Kratos is a leading technology, intellectual property and proprietary product and solution company focused on the United States and its allies' national security.  Kratos is the industry leader in high performance unmanned aerial drone target systems used to test weapon systems and to train the warfighter, and is a provider of high performance unmanned combat aerial systems for force multiplication and amplification.  Kratos is also an industry leader in satellite communications, microwave electronics, cyber security/warfare, missile defense and combat systems.  Kratos has primarily an engineering and technically oriented work force of approximately 2,900. Substantially all of Kratos' work is performed on a military base, in a secure facility or at a critical infrastructure location. Kratos' primary end customers are National Security related agencies. News and information are available at www.KratosDefense.com

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