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Stratech’s iFerret™ Wins ATC Global Award 2010



Amsterdam, March 9th, 2010 – Singapore Exchange Mainboard-listed Stratech Systems Limited (“Stratech” or “the Group”) today announced that it's iFerret™, intelligent Airfield/Runway Surveillance and FOD (Foreign Object and Debris) Detection System, has won the Innovation Award at the ATC Global 2010 being held in Amsterdam.

The definitive event for recognising and rewarding excellence in the global Air Traffic Control (ATC) industry, the ATC Global Awards, now in its eleventh year, recognise exemplary achievement in air traffic management, and help to raise awareness of contributions made across the industry. Winners are selected by a panel of senior representatives from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), EUROCONTROL, the International Air Transport Association (IATA), the Civil Air Navigation Services Organisation (CANSO), Jane's Information Group and the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO).

Dr. David K.M. Chew, Executive Chairman of Stratech, said: “This Innovation Award, which is slated for enterprises that have raised the performance of air traffic management, recognizes the contribution of iFerret™ towards aviation safety.”

iFerret™ utilises Stratech’s intelligent Vision software and advanced electro-optic sensors to detect, identify, locate and record FOD in the Air Operations Area (AOA), which includes runways, taxiways, and apron areas. Upon detection, the system raises an immediate alert and allows airport operators to visually verify the objects detected and initiate procedures to remove the objects from site. iFerret™ also provides wildlife incursion detection, runway surface condition monitoring and battle damage surveillance for military airbases.

iFerret™ was commissioned at Singapore Changi Airport in June 2009 and successfully trialed at Chicago O’Hare Airport to monitor FOD on the runway and taxiway. iFerret™ is also being deployed at an airport in Europe to monitor FOD on the taxiway and apron.

Dr. David Chew added, “With the recent issuance of the FAA Advisory Circular (AC) on airport FOD detection equipment in September 2009, airports can now leverage on iFerret™, as an integral part of their airport FOD management program, to enhance aviation safety.”

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About Stratech Systems Limited (“Stratech”)

Stratech Systems Limited ("Stratech") was listed on the mainboard of the Singapore Exchange in 2000. It is principally engaged in the design, development, integration, implementation, maintenance and project management of information technology and advanced technology systems. The Group delivers large-scale complex, real-time, mission-critical systems in the areas of intelligent Vision, intelligent Transport Systems and e-Systems for governments and businesses.

Founded in 1989, the Group has established an impressive track record serving industries such as aerospace and defence, financial services, government, healthcare, homeland security and transportation (air, sea and land). The Group develops and implements advanced technology solutions that achieve significant business transformation and competitive advantage for its clients.

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