Harris to Build for Essex

Harris Corp. to manufacture optical networking devices incorporating hyperfine WDM technology for Essex Corp.

December 3, 2001

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COLUMBIA, Md. -- Essex Corporation (OTC:ESEX.OB), theinventor and current developer of low-cost and high-resolution hyperfine WDMtechnology, today announced the execution of an agreement with HarrisCorporation to manufacture optical networking devices incorporatinghyperfine WDM technology.Dr. Mark Koontz, Optical Products Line Manager from Harris Corporationstated, "We are pleased to partner with Essex Corporation for the plannedmanufacturing phase of the family of hyperfine WDM products. In addition tomanufacturing our own communication equipment, Harris has an extensiveoutsourcing manufacturing business. Our assembly and testing capabilitiescomplement the advanced Essex optical engineering and product developmentexpertise and will enable us to produce these important products inquantity.""Harris, one of the most respected communications equipment manufacturers inthe world, adds significant engineering resources to bring this technologyto market," stated Len Moodispaw, CEO of Essex. He continued, "Our opticsteam has worked successfully with Harris on several past projects. We havea high degree of confidence in their ability to meet our needs as wecomplete the prototype phase and move into pre-production (Alpha level) ofthe first hyperfine WDM products."Essex Corp. Harris Corp.

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