SOURCE: Herley Industries, Inc.

August 29, 2005 11:51 ET

Herley Announces Congressman Pitts Visit of Lancaster Facility

LANCASTER, PA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- August 29, 2005 -- Herley Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ: HRLY) announced today that Representative Joseph R. Pitts, 16th Congressional District of Pennsylvania, has accepted the company's invitation to visit Herley's Lancaster facility on Tuesday, August 30, 2005.

Congressman Pitts will tour the facility, spend time with employees, and meet with senior management.

John M. Kelley, Herley President, commented, "Congressman Pitts has been an effective advocate for Herley and Lancaster County in the halls of Congress and the military service groups within the Pentagon. Congressman Pitts founded the Electronic Warfare (EW) Working Group, a bipartisan task for its Members of Congress focusing on EW policy and insuring that U.S. EW strengths and capabilities remain at the highest level."

Herley is directly involved with EW capabilities for the E/A-6B and E/A-18G aircraft programs. We agree with Congressman Pitts' position that the United States needs to maintain our leading position in EW.

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 nine locations and approximately over a thousand employees worldwide. Additional information about the company can be found on the Internet at

Safe Harbor Statement -- Except for the historical information contained herein, this release may contain forward-looking statements. Such statements are inherently subject to risks and uncertainties. The Company's results could differ materially based on various factors, including, but not limited to cancellation or deferral of customer orders, difficulties in the timely development of new products, difficulties in manufacturing, increased competitive pressures, and general economic conditions.

Contact Information

  • For information at Herley contact:
    Peg Guzzetti
    Investor Relations
    Tel: (717) 735-8117