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Feb 1, 2017

PHOTO RELEASE: Kratos to Present at the Nineteenth Annual Directed Energy Symposium

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 01, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:KTOS), a leading National Security Solutions provider, announced today that Kratos' Defense & Rocket Support Services (DRSS) Division's Weapons and Defense Systems group will present at the Nineteenth Annual Directed Energy Symposium, a forum for the exchange of technical and programmatic information in fields related to directed energy weapons and associated technologies.  Kratos engineers, Alex Clark, Andrew Hall, and Daniel Whitley, will provide technical presentations supporting the development, simulation, and testing of high energy laser systems including the effects of atmospheric propagation. Kratos will also be exhibiting products at the symposium supporting directed energy and UAS systems development. The symposium will be held 13-17 February 2017 at The Westin located in Huntsville, AL. 

DEPS Symposium
Mobile High Energy Laser Demonstrator

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Eric DeMarco, President & CEO of Kratos, said, "Directed energy technologies such as laser weapons and rail guns are key to future weapons systems and a strategic focus area for Kratos. We continue to expand our technical capabilities to support our customers and the development of these weapons systems."

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 2,800. 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

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Certain statements in this press release may constitute "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements are made on the basis of the current beliefs, expectations and assumptions of the management of Kratos and are subject to significant risks and uncertainty. Investors are cautioned not to place undue reliance on any such forward-looking statements. All such forward-looking statements speak only as of the date they are made, and Kratos undertakes no obligation to update or revise these statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise. Although Kratos believes that the expectations reflected in these forward-looking statements are reasonable, these statements involve many risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results to differ materially from what may be expressed or implied in these forward-looking statements. For a further discussion of risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ from those expressed in these forward-looking statements, as well as risks relating to the business of Kratos in general, see the risk disclosures in the Annual Report on Form 10-K of Kratos for the year ended December 27, 2015, and in subsequent reports on Forms 10-Q and 8-K and other filings made with the SEC by Kratos.


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