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December 16, 2013 06:00 ET

Optex Systems, Inc. Issued the First Patent Covering Its Digital Day and Night Technology

RICHARDSON, TX--(Marketwired - December 16, 2013) - Optex Systems, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Optex Systems Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: OPXS), a leading manufacturer of optical sighting systems and assemblies for domestic and foreign militaries, announced today the issuance of U.S. Patent No.13,357,802 titled "Multiple Spectral Single Image Sighting System Using Single Objective Lens Set." This invention presents a single image to both day and night sensors using precision optics, which in turn allows the user to individually observe day, night, or day and night simultaneously. In addition, it has proven to be especially useful in light transition points experienced at dusk and dawn.

"We are in production and currently delivering sighting systems with this advanced technology, a significant upgrade in the goal of supporting our customers as they modernize the worldwide inventory of aging armored vehicles. This technology is applicable to many sighting systems, and it has already been designed for implementation on the Light Armored Vehicles (LAV), the Armored Security Vehicle (ASV), the Amphibious Assault Vehicle (AAV), and the M60 Main Battle Tank. The credit for this technological breakthrough, now recognized by the issuance of this Patent for its unique and innovative approach, belongs to the Optex Engineering Team and our customers' proficiency in developing solutions for today's modern warfighter," stated Danny Schoening, Optex's CEO . "Digital Day and Night technology (DDAN) has advanced the capabilities of these installed weapon systems, " he continued, "and this is the first in a series of patents we have applied for to protect our Intellectual Property portfolio in support of the warfighter who uses these systems."

The DDAN technology platform is applicable to all ground combat vehicles used by the US and foreign militaries.


Optex Systems, Inc., which is the wholly owned subsidiary of Optex Systems Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: OPXS), was founded in 1987 and 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 Systems, Inc. also manufactures and delivers numerous periscope configurations, rifle and surveillance sights and night vision optical assemblies. Optex Systems, Inc. delivers its products both directly to the military services and to prime contractors. For additional information, please visit the website at

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    Optex Systems Holdings, Inc.
    Stanley A. Hirschman
    (972) 764-5677
    1420 Presidential Drive
    Richardson, TX 75081