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Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Defense Stocks Sector Close-Up, Defense Stocks Up - L-3 COMM HLDGS INC (NYSE: LLL) trading at $73.83, up $1.94 (2.70%), AeroVironment, Inc. (NasdaqGS:

Defense Stocks Sector Close-Up, Defense Stocks Up - L-3 COMM HLDGS INC (NYSE: LLL) trading at $73.83, up $1.94 (2.70%), AeroVironment, Inc. (NasdaqGS: AVAV) up (3.38%)

POINT ROBERTS, Wash., –May 26, 2009 – www.HomelandDefenseStocks.com, a leading global investor and industry portal for the defense and security sector, within Investorideas.com, presents a sector close-up on defense stocks trading, May 26, 2009. Defense stocks were mostly up with the markets, with gains of 2-3% for several of the industry leaders.

The sector also gained additional attention following Monday’s news that North Korea reported it had successfully conducted a nuclear test.

Defense stocks trading May 26, 2009:
AeroVironment, Inc. (NasdaqGS: AVAV) trading at $ 27.54, up$0.90 (3.38%) 3:02pm ET
Boeing Co., (NYSE: BA) trading at $ 44.16, up $1.22 (2.84%) 3:09pm ET
General Dynamics Co (NYSE: GD) trading at $ 56.28, up $0.58 (1.04%) 3:11pm ET
Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE:HON) trading at $32.71, up $0.61 (1.90%) 3:12pm ET
I T T Corporation (NYSE: ITT) trading at $ 41.34, up $1.48 (3.71%) 3:12pm ET
L-3 COMM HLDGS INC (NYSE: LLL) trading at $73.83, up $1.94 (2.70%) 3:13pm ET
Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE:LMT) trading at $ 83.25, up $ 1.81 (2.22%) 3:15PM ET
Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) trading at $48.9, up $0.96 (2.00%) 3:17pm ET
Optex Systems Holdings, Inc. (OTCBB: OPXS) trading at $ $0.28
TASER International Inc. (NasdaqGS: TASR) trading at $4.28, up $ 0.23 (5.68%) 3:19pm ET

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Showcase Defense Company:
Optex Systems Holdings, Inc., (OTCBB: OPXS) through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Optex Systems, Inc. manufactures optical sighting systems and assemblies primarily for Department of Defense (DOD) applications. Its products are installed on a majority of 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 Future Combat Systems (FCS) Stryker vehicle. 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.

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