January 10, 2017

SES Selects Monics® Enterprise From Kratos to Expand Satellite Fleet RF Monitoring Capabilities

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 10, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (Nasdaq:KTOS), a leading National Security Solutions provider, announced today that SES, the world-leading satellite operator, has selected Kratos' Monics® Enterprise to expand RF monitoring and interference detection capabilities across its fleet of over 50 geostationary satellites.

The latest product in the Monics family, Monics Enterprise was developed for satellite and network operators seeking to scale their RF monitoring capability to track an increasing number of RF signals, support a growing number of dispersed monitoring sites and keep pace with new technologies such as HTS. Monics Enterprise offers a suite of advanced monitoring capabilities that can be added to an existing Monics implementation.

SES recently added Monics Enterprise to take advantage of features that better address an increasingly complicated interference monitoring and detection environment. Chris Grogan, SES Senior Vice President of Customer Service Delivery, explained: "SES serves customers operating across a number of market segments, supporting the distribution of video and providing global connectivity, and these services continue to grow in scale and complexity. The additional capabilities of Monics Enterprise will help us manage and harmonise our global monitoring network, enabling us to provide increased levels of support and enhanced quality of service for our customers."

Kratos' Monics family of products has long been recognized as the industry's leading carrier monitoring solutions portfolio, providing centralized RF spectrum monitoring and advanced interference detection, including carrier-under-carrier detection and characterization. A highly scalable system, Monics is deployed in hundreds of locations around the world.

For more information on Monics Enterprise and other recently released Monics products please visit: http://www.KratosComms.com/products/rf-management/carrier-monitoring

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 www.KratosDefense.com 

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