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Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Defense and Security Stocks Trading Alert; Visualant, Inc. (OTCBB: VSUL), Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC), L-3 (NYSE: LLL), Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT)

Point Roberts, WA - April 19, 2011 - Investorideas.com, an investor research portal covering multiple stock sectors including defense and security stocks, presents a sector close up on defense and security stocks trading for April 19 th. Leading defense stocks showed gains in spite of pending budget cuts in the defense sector. Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) was up on news it was awarded $77.9 Million for U.S. Army Air and Missile Defense Workstation Development and Support.
Sector Snapshot
  • L-3 Communications Holdings, Inc (NYSE: LLL ) trading up at $75.5, up 0.58 (0.77%) 1:41PM EDT
  • Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE: LMT ) trading up at $77.08, up 0.18 (0.23%) 1:55PM EDT
  • Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC ) trading up at $60.61, up 0.19 (0.31%) 1:45PM EDT
  • United Protection Security Group Inc. (TSX.V: UZZ) trading at $0.055- .06
  • Visualant, Inc. (OTCBB: VSUL) trading at $0.45- 49 on news
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Market Snapshot
  • Dow 12,253.55 +51.96 +0.43%
  • Nasdaq 2,740.97 +5.59 +0.20%
  • S&P 500 1,310.60 +5.46 +0.42%
  • 10 Yr Bond (%) 3.3650% -0.0060
  • Oil 108.15 +0.83 +0.77%
  • Gold 1,494.00 +1.70 +0.11%
Recent defense and security stock news:
Northrop Grumman Awarded $77.9 Million for U.S. Army Air and Missile Defense Workstation Development and Support
CARSON, Calif., April 19, 2011 -- The U.S. Army has awarded Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC - News) a $77.9 million contract to continue providing software development and lifecycle support for the Air and Missile Defense Workstation (AMDWS).
AMDWS provides a composite air defense picture to war fighters and air and missile defense planning and situational awareness capabilities throughout the Army.
Under the five-year AMDWS Block 4 contract, Northrop Grumman will continue development of enabling technologies to evolve AMDWS capabilities and provide engineering, implementation, test, site and training support.
Full news http://finance.yahoo.com/news/Northrop-Grumman-Awarded-779-pz-4053594991.html?x=0&.v=1
TransTech Systems, a Subsidiary of Visualant (OTCBB: VSUL), Unveils Private Labeling of Identification Badge Printer Bundles and Supply Kits
SEATTLE - April 19, 2011 (Investorideas.com Defense Newswire) - Visualant, Inc. (OTCBB: VSUL), a pioneer provider of industry-leading color based identification and diagnostic solutions, an emerging leader in security and authentication systems technology and distributor of a wide variety of security solutions through its wholly-owned subsidiary, TransTech Systems, Inc., is pleased to announce the launch of private label badge printer bundles and supply kits in their product line.
Full news: http://www.investorideas.com/CO/VSUL/news/2011/04191.asp
Company Snapshot:
About Visualant, Inc. (OTCBB: VSUL)
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Visualant, Inc. develops low-cost, high speed, light-based security and quality control solutions for use in homeland security, anti-counterfeiting, forgery/fraud prevention, brand protection and process control applications. Its patent-pending technology uses controlled illumination with specific bands of light, to establish a unique spectral signature for both individual and classes of items. When matched against existing databases, these spectral signatures allow precise identification and authentication of any item or substance. This breakthrough optical sensing and data capture technology is called Spectral Pattern Matching (SPM). SPM technology can be miniaturized and is easily integrated into a variety of hand-held or fixed mount configurations, and can be combined in the same package as a bar-code or biometric scanner. www.visulant.net
Through its wholly owned subsidiary, TransTech Systems, Inc., the Company provides security and authentication solutions to security and law enforcement markets throughout the United States. www.ttsys.com
Contact Visualant, Inc.
Lynn Felsinger, 206-903-1341
lynn@visualant.net
Investor RelationsCore Consulting Group
Paul DeRiso, 925-465-6088
paul@coreconsultingroup.com
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