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January 16, 2014
07:04 EDTKTOSKratos Defense receives $15.1M in EP contract awards
Kratos Defense announced that its Electronic Products, or EP, division has recently received orders for specialized electronic products valued at approximately $15.1M in support of certain critical intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance, missile and radar system programs. Under the new contract awards, Kratos will provide a variety of its sophisticated integrated microwave assemblies and other specialized electronic products, which will be integrated into these important national security platforms. Manufacturing of the products to be provided by Kratos will take place at secure Kratos EP division facilities. Due to the nature of the programs being supported, customer specific and other considerations, no additional information is being provided related to these recent contract awards.
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August 28, 2015
07:05 EDTKTOSKratos Defense receives $49M contract award from U.S. Government Agency
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August 24, 2015
07:03 EDTKTOSKratos Defense completes sale of U.S., U.K. operations of EP division
Kratos Defense & Security Solutions has completed the previously announced sale of the U.S. and U.K. operations of its Electronic Products Division to Ultra Electronics Holdings plc for $260 million in cash plus up to $5 million for taxes incurred as part of the transaction, less a $2.0 million escrow to satisfy any purchase price adjustments and a working capital adjustment currently estimated as a net reduction of $7.6 million. The Company expects to pay $13 million in transaction-related costs and approximately $10 million in federal and state income taxes, resulting in net cash proceeds to the Company of approximately $232.4 million. Kratos currently intends to use proceeds from the Transaction to initiate a repurchase process for up to $175 million of its 7 Percent Senior Secured Notes (the "Notes") at par. In addition, Kratos has paid down all outstanding amounts on its $110 million bank credit facility, which totaled approximately $41 million. In connection with the Transaction, the Company also amended its credit facility to allow for this divestiture as well as provide a permanent reduction in the financial covenants for future periods under the credit agreement.

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