Argon ST


U.S. Army Selects Argon ST to Provide Advanced ISR Capability

$11 Million Contract Will Provide U.S Warfighters with Enhanced Intelligence in Modern Threat Environments

FAIRFAX, Va., December 3, 2008 — Argon ST, Inc. (NASDAQ: STST), a leading developer of command, control, communications, computers, combat systems, intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (C5ISR) systems, today announced that it has been awarded a new contract to deliver advanced Intelligence Surveillance Reconnaissance (ISR) capabilities and systems to the U.S. Army CECOM.

The contract, valued at $11 million, calls for Argon to provide the U.S. Army with advanced ISR capabilities based on its Prism product. Argon's Prism product is designed to enable users to maintain a tactical advantage through rapid insertion of software enhancements. "We are pleased to be recognized by the U.S. Army as a leader in providing cutting-edge ISR capabilities to our troops. Argon received this award in large part as a result of our flight proven technology," said Dr. Terry Collins, Chairman and CEO, Argon ST. "Our Prism product represents an extension of our Lighthouse product line into a new and important field. Our warfighter's ISR capabilities need to adapt faster than threat technologies and we are committed to helping them do exactly that."

About Argon ST, Inc.

Argon ST, Inc. designs, develops, and produces systems and sensors for the Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Combat Systems, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (C5ISR) markets including SIGINT (Signals Intelligence), ESM (Electronic Support Measures), EW (Electronic Warfare), IO (Information Operations), imaging, and acoustic systems serving domestic and international markets.

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