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Kratos wins $7.8 million contract

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03/25/2014

SAN DIEGO—Kratos Public Safety & Security (PSS) division on March 19 announced it received a new $7.8 million critical infrastructure security system contract award.

Kratos wins $4.25m in integration awards

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12/03/2013

SAN DIEGO—The Public Safety & Security Solutions division of Kratos Defense & Security Solutions will design, engineer, deploy and integrate surveillance, analytics, access control and other security system components in the new World Trade Center, the company announced Dec. 3.

Kratos personnel moves

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Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Kratos announced  this morning that Jack Turley has joined the company as VP of Strategic Development, responsible for all marketing, vertical market development, and strategic alliances for systems integration business. .

Most recently, Turley was the VP of Sales & Marketing for Gallagher Security, and before that, he was VP of Sales & Marketing for Aronson Security Group, the West Coast ASG.

In a prepared statement, Kratos PSS president Ben Goodwin said: "Jack has a strong background in marketing with many innovative programs for various facets of the security sector in his previous roles and will work to enhance the Kratos|HBE brand to support our key initiatives."

In other Kratos news, Kratos CTO Chris Peckham has joined the TechSec Advisory Board. We have a couple other new members of the board as well; we'll be making a formal announcement before the end of the month.

Kratos pays $20m cash for integration business

Deal adds $35m to $45m in revenues, gives Kratos PSS 'truly national presence'
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01/04/2012

SAN DIEGO—Kratos Defense & Security, which last year beefed up its systems integration business with the acquisition of Henry Brothers, on Dec. 30 paid $20 million cash to buy the security integration business of “one of its most formidable competitors.”

Post merger, Kratos execs outline goals for 2011

Off-site meetings, sales kick-off take place in Palm Springs starting today
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01/10/2011

PALM SPRINGS, Calif.—With the official close of the Kratos/Henry Brothers deal on Dec. 15, the integration of Henry Brothers is underway and Jim Henry, former owner of Henry Brothers, will attend the Kratos’ annual management off-site meeting which kicks off here today.

Kratos, Henry Bros. deal closes

SSN Staff  - 
12/16/2010

SAN DIEGO—Kratos Defense & Security Solutions announced Dec. 16 that it has completed its acquisition of Henry Bros. Electronics. Under the terms of the transaction, HBE stockholders will receive $8.20 in cash for each share of HBE common stock they own.

Kratos agrees to buy Henry Brothers for $45m

Combined entity will create $125 million systems integration powerhouse
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10/07/2010

FAIRLAWN, N.J.—The agreement, announced Oct. 6, that Kratos Defense Security Systems would acquire Henry Brothers Electronics for $45 million started with a tap on the shoulder at ISC West.