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SAN DIEGO, June 26, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (Nasdaq: KTOS), a leading National Security Solutions provider, announced today that it has recently received a $5.9 million contract award to provide hardware and subsystems in support of a Command, Control, Communications, Computing, Combat and Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (C5ISR) missile defense related program and platform. Kratos' C5ISR Modular Systems business provides specialized, High Altitude Electromagnetic Pulse Protected (HEMP) products, systems and subsystems in support of Missile Defense, Missile, Radar, Unmanned, High Power Directed Energy, Surface Combatant and other systems and platforms. Work under this recent contract award will be performed in secure Kratos manufacturing facilities. Due to competitive, customer related and other considerations, no additional information will be provided.
Tom Mills, President of Kratos' C5ISR Modular Systems Division, said, “The recapitalization of U.S. and Allied armed forces to address peer and near peer threats is providing significant new opportunities to Kratos, including in the missile defense, radar and missile systems areas. We are honored to have been chosen to support this mission critical and priority national security program.”
About Kratos Defense & Security Solutions
Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:KTOS) develops and fields transformative, affordable technology, platforms and systems for United States National Security related customers, allies and commercial enterprises. Kratos is changing the way breakthrough technology for these industries are rapidly brought to market through proven commercial and venture capital backed approaches, including proactive research and streamlined development processes. Kratos specializes in unmanned systems, satellite communications, cyber security/warfare, microwave electronics, missile defense, hypersonic systems, training, combat systems and next generation turbo jet and turbo fan engine development. For more information go to www.KratosDefense.com.
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