Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc., San Diego, announced today that its Public Safety & Security Solutions (PSS) Division recently received a critical infrastructure security contract with total potential value of $6.5 million for a security system deployment by a public school system located in the United States.

Under the new contract award, Kratos will design, engineer, deploy and integrate into command and control infrastructure a specialized security system tailored specifically to this customer's unique security requirements. The security system to be deployed will include video surveillance, video analytics, access control and other security-related assets. Kratos has already received initial funding of approximately $3.3 million under the contract award. Due to the nature of this security system deployment, customer related and other considerations, no additional information will be provided related to this contract award, the company stated.

Ben Goodwin, president of Kratos PSS commented, “Our entire organization is excited about this recent public school security system contract award. We take great pride in protecting some of our country’s most valuable and important assets, our educational facilities, faculty and students.”

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc. (Nasdaq: KTOS) ranks as No. 7 on SDM’s just-released 2013 Top Systems Integrators Report. Visit the company at