Allied Defense Group builds wireless surveillance system for Army

VIENNA, Va., 13 May 2005. The Allied Defense Group, Inc. announces the receipt of two orders totaling more than $3.3 million at its NS Microwave subsidiary in San Diego, Calif.

May 13th, 2005

VIENNA, Va., 13 May 2005. The Allied Defense Group, Inc. announces the receipt of two orders totaling more than $3.3 million at its NS Microwave subsidiary in San Diego, Calif.

The orders call for the continued support of the NS 9200, an integrated surveillance system that is used to support U.S. Army ground force operations.

The NS 9200 system is a scaleable, fully integrated camera surveillance system. The current configuration includes cameras of various types and functionality, and are equipped with sophisticated analytics software. It provides high quality wireless video over vast areas.

"The expansion of the use of NS Microwave products by deployed military forces is an integral part of the company's Intelligence, Surveillance, & Reconnaissance (ISR) market strategy. These rapidly deployable, secure, high quality video systems are ideal for supporting worldwide Army operations. Their value in supporting force protection applications can not be overstated," said Andy Berdy, president of NS Microwave.

Major General (Ret.) John G. Meyer, Jr., CEO and president of The Allied Defense Group, said, "NS Microwave is a critical part of the Army's 'persistent stare' effort to gain intelligence of the local environment and illegal and terrorist activity. We are proud to support our troops by enabling real-time surveillance capabilities as they confront the complex homeland security challenges of the post-9/11 environment."

NS Microwave is an industry leader in providing customized Microwave Surveillance Systems to meet complex surveillance security challenges. Proprietary products and services include a complete line of camera concealments, command/control systems, microwave link solutions, helicopter systems and mobile communication trailers. Customers include federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies, in addition to supporting the growing requirements of the Department of Defense in its mission to defend the homeland. For more information, see www.nsmicrowave.com.

The Allied Defense Group, Inc. is a diversified international defense and security firm which: develops and produces conventional medium caliber ammunition marketed to defense departments worldwide; designs, produces and markets sophisticated electronic and microwave security systems principally for European and North American markets; manufactures battlefield effects simulators and other training devices for the military; and designs and produces state-of-the-art weather and navigation software, data, and systems for commercial and military customers. For more information, see www.allieddefensegroup.com.

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