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Optex Systems Announces $12.4 Million Contract for Laser Filter Assemblies


RICHARDSON, TX--(Marketwired - July 10, 2017) - Optex Systems, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Optex Systems Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: OPXS), a leading manufacturer of precision optical sighting systems for domestic and worldwide military and commercial applications, announced today it has been awarded a five year Indefinite-Delivery Indefinite-Quantity contract through DLA Land at Aberdeen. The Laser Interference Filter Assemblies will be manufactured at the Applied Optics Center (AOC) Division of Optex Systems, Inc.

The contract is expected to generate between $8.4 and $12.4 million in revenue over the next five year period for Optex Systems. Bill Bates, GM of AOC, stated, "This is a major accomplishment for Optex and AOC and comes as the result of a team effort in working to provide the U.S. Government with all of the necessary information requested as part of this solicitation and award process. We are extremely grateful to have been selected as the sole awardee and look forward to providing our war fighters the best quality products and protection that industry can provide." The award followed approximately two years of submittals beginning with an initial request for information from the U.S. Government to the final proposal and negotiations.

AOC is a key supplier of technically challenging thin-film coatings, optical components, assemblies and systems.

ABOUT OPTEX SYSTEMS

Optex, which was founded in 1987, is a Richardson, Texas based ISO 9001:2008 certified concern, which manufactures optical sighting systems and assemblies, primarily for Department of Defense (DOD) applications. Its products are installed on various types of U.S. military land vehicles, such as the Abrams and Bradley fighting vehicles, Light Armored and Armored Security Vehicles, and have been selected for installation on the Stryker family of vehicles. Optex also manufactures and delivers numerous periscope configurations, rifle and surveillance sights, and night vision optical assemblies. Optex delivers its products both directly to the military services and to prime contractors. For additional information, please visit the Company's website at www.optexsys.com.

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