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Updated: July 8th, 2008 05:26 PM CDT

Irvine Sensors' Thermal Camera Chosen for Army Program

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COSTA MESA, Calif., March 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Irvine SensorsCorporation (Nasdaq: IRSN; Boston Stock Exchange: ISC) announced today that Rockwell Collins has chosen the company to provide its thermal camera systemas part of Rockwell Collins' contract to develop the advanced, high-tech helmet for the Army's Future Force Warrior (FFW) Advanced Technology Demonstration. FFW is the Army's flagship science and technology initiativeto improve the individual soldier's close combat tactical awareness, lethality and survivability.

Irvine Sensors' miniaturized, all-in-one thermal camera enables' operational stealth' for the Future Force Warrior using a number ofinnovative features including instant-on, shutterless capability to allow for undetected operations. Rockwell Collins will be integrating the new camera system into the helmet assembly in time for FFW demonstrations currently scheduled for late this year and in 2007. Rockwell Collins is a subcontractorto General Dynamics C4 Systems, the lead systems integrator for all of the U.S. Army's mounted and dismounted warrior programs.

John Carson , Chief Executive Officer and President of Irvine Sensors, said, "It is an understatement to say that we are pleased to be chosen by Rockwell Collins to supply our thermal camera as part of the Future Force Warrior program. We believe that our unique combination of features andtechnologies was the basis for our win and that this selection, in the face ofmuch larger competition, gives the company an important leg up for future procurements."

Irvine Sensors Corporation, headquartered in Costa Mesa, California, is 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.

Safe Harbor Statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Actof 1995: This news release may contain forward-looking statements based on our current expectations, estimates and projections about our industry, management's beliefs, and certain assumptions made by us. Words such as "anticipates," "expects," "projects," "intends," "plans," "believes," "seeks," "estimates," "may," "will" and variations of these words or similar expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements. These statements include, but are not limited to, the impact of our technology, andpolitical and budgetary factors that may affect the funding and deployment of the Future Force Warrior program. Such statements speak only as of the date hereof and are subject to change. We under take no obligation to revise or update publicly any forward-looking statements for any reason. These statements are not guarantees of future performance and are subject to certain risks, uncertainties and assumptions that are difficult to predict. Therefore, our actual results could differ materially and adversely from those expressed in any forward-looking statements as a result of various factors.

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