Irvine Sensors Subsidiary Gets Additional $6.5 Million Order

May 29, 2008 (12:05 PM EDT)

COSTA MESA, Calif., May 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Irvine Sensors Corporation today announced that Optex Systems, Inc., its wholly-owned subsidiary, has just received a $6.5 million add-on order from an existing customer. The order is for additional shipments of a current Optex product, for delivery over a three-year period. This latest order is in addition to the approximately $6.7 million of new Optex orders announced by Irvine Sensors earlier this month.

Irvine Sensors Corporation ( ), headquartered in Costa Mesa, California, is a vision systems company engaged in the development and sale of miniaturized infrared and electro-optical cameras, image processors and stacked chip assemblies, the manufacture and sale of optical systems and equipment for military applications through its Optex subsidiary and research and development related to high density electronics, miniaturized sensors, optical interconnection technology, high speed network security, image processing and low-power analog and mixed-signal integrated circuits for diverse systems applications.

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