Press Release

KeyW Announces $18 Million Task Order to Deliver Department of Defense Business Systems Software Engineering Support

HANOVER, Md., Sept. 07, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The KeyW Holding Corporation (NASDAQ:KEYW) today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Sotera Defense Solutions, Inc., was awarded a three-year, $18 million Task Order to provide business systems software engineering and sustainment services to the U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command (CECOM) Software Engineering Center (SEC). This is the fifth Task Order awarded to the combined company under the $7 billion Software and Systems Engineering Services Next Generation (SSES NexGen) indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract.

For this contract, awarded during the second quarter of the company's fiscal year, KeyW will support software engineering, development and sustainment, business consulting, IT infrastructure, procurement management and administrative services for the CECOM SEC Enterprise Information Systems Directorate (EISD).

EISD's mission is to execute program management and lifecycle sustainment functions within cost, schedule and performance for all assigned enterprise resource planning, logistics IT, satellite communications and Department of Defense/Department of the Army enterprise business applications.

"KeyW is mission-focused," said Bill Weber, KeyW's chief executive officer. "And we're honored to continue this work that ultimately supports the Army's mission to provide quality software solutions for Warfighters."

About KeyW

KeyW is a pure-play national security solutions provider for the Intelligence, Cyber and Counterterrorism Communities' toughest challenges. We support the collection, processing, analysis and dissemination of information across the full spectrum of their missions. We employ and challenge more than 2,000 of the most talented professionals in the industry with solving such complex problems as preventing cyber threats, transforming data into intelligence and combating global terrorism.

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