Herley New England is Awarded $3 Million Contract for Radar Warning Receiver (RWR) Hardware

Oct 20, 2010, 13:00 ET from Herley Industries, Inc.

LANCASTER, Pa., Oct. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Herley Industries, Inc. (Nasdaq: HRLY) announced today that its Herley New England division in Woburn, Massachusetts, has received a $3 million contract from a U.S. prime contractor to produce diplexers and attenuators for use in Radar Warning Receivers (RWR).  Radar warning receivers are electronic systems that detect all radar signals, determine the threat levels, and command countermeasures.

Richard Poirier, Herley's Chief Executive Officer and President, commented, "Radar warning receivers are an important part of threat warning systems.  They are fitted to a variety of fixed-wing aircraft, helicopters and naval vessels.  Herley New England has been a trusted vendor for this cutting-edge technology for more than a decade."

Herley Industries, Inc. is a leader in the design, development and manufacture of microwave technology solutions for the defense, aerospace and medical industries worldwide.  Based in Lancaster, PA, Herley has six manufacturing locations and approximately 1000 employees.  Additional information about the company can be found on the Internet at www.herley.com.

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Peg Guzzetti

Investor Relations

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