SAN DIEGO, Jan. 04, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (Nasdaq:KTOS), a leading National Security Solutions provider, announced today that its Microwave Electronics Division (MED) has recently received an approximately $20 million contract award for initial production of microwave electronic products in support of a new, state-of-the-art airborne electronic warfare system. Kratos is an industry leader in microwave electronic sub-systems and components which support a broad range of national security and international programs. These include missile programs for surface-to-air, air-to-air and naval applications, radars, precision guided munitions, electronic warfare, network centric warfare
and communications platforms and programs. Work under this contract award will be performed at secure Kratos manufacturing facilities. Due to customer related, competitive and other considerations, no additional information will be provided related to this contract award.
Yonah Adelman, President of Microwave Electronics Division, said, "Our entire organization is proud to have been selected by this customer for these sophisticated microwave electronic products in support of this new airborne platform and program. Based on current expectations, we are hopeful that this initial production order will be just the beginning of one of the largest and longest running programs in our organization."
Eric DeMarco, President and CEO of Kratos, said, "All of Kratos is extremely proud of Yonah and his team receiving this initial production award on the new and exciting program. Kratos MED over the past few years has been successfully executing its strategy of becoming designed in as a sole source on a number of new national security related and other platforms and
programs, and we are hopeful that there are several additional programs that we will begin production on in the future."
About Kratos Defense & Security Solutions
Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:KTOS) develops transformative, affordable technology for the Department of Defense and commercial customers. Kratos is changing the way breakthrough technology for these industries are brought to market through proactive research and a streamlined development process. Kratos specializes in unmanned systems, satellite communications, cyber security/warfare, microwave electronics, missile defense, training and combat systems. For more information go to www.kratosdefense.com.
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