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Aeroflex Incorporated Announces AS 9100 Certification for Its Long Island, New York-Based Divisions.

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Aeroflex Incorporated (Nasdaq Symbol: ARXX), a leading designer, developer and manufacturer of automated testing (testing) automated testing - Software testing assisted with software tools that require no operator input, analysis, or evaluation.  solutions and microelectronics for the aerospace, defense and broadband communications markets, today announced the successful achievement of formal AS 9100, Revision "A" certification for its Plainview, New York Plainview is a hamlet (and census-designated place) located in the town of Oyster Bay, Nassau County, New York, USA. The population was 25,637 at the 2000 census.

Plainview and its neighboring hamlet, Old Bethpage, share a school system, library, fire department and water
 Microelectronics Solutions and Test Solutions divisions and its Hauppauge, New York Hauppauge (pronounced /hɔpɔg/) is a hamlet in the Town of Islip and the Town of Smithtown in Suffolk County, New York, United States.  Motion Control Systems division by the accreditation firm, EAGLE Registrations Inc. AS 9100 certification is additional to the ISO (1) See ISO speed.

(2) (International Organization for Standardization, Geneva, Switzerland, An organization that sets international standards, founded in 1946. The U.S. member body is ANSI.
 9001:2000 certifications held by these divisions. To date, approximately 1,000 companies worldwide have achieved AS 9100 certification.

AS 9100 is the Aerospace Model for Quality Assurance in Design, Development, Production, Installation and Servicing and is intended to achieve significant improvements in quality and reductions in cost throughout the value stream or supply chain. AS 9100 was developed by the American Aerospace Quality Group (AAQG AAQG American Aerospace Quality Group ) and the International Aerospace Quality Group (IAQG IAQG International Aerospace Quality Group ) turned it into an international standard. Members of AAQG and IAQG come from the largest aerospace companies in the world (e.g., Lockheed Martin For the former company, see .

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) is a leading multinational aerospace manufacturer and advanced technology company formed in 1995 by the merger of Lockheed Corporation with Martin Marietta.
, Boeing, Northrop Grumman Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) is an aerospace and defense conglomerate that is the result of the 1994 purchase of Grumman by Northrop. The company is the third largest defense contractor for the U.S. , etc.) and development of the standard included aerospace industry representatives from the Americas, Europe and Asia. AS 9100 is supported by many of the world's leading aerospace organizations including Rolls Royce Allison, General Electric Aircraft Engines and NASA NASA: see National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
 in full National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Independent U.S.
. The standard contains requirements that aim to assure superior quality of products and enhancement of customer satisfaction. It contains 83 additional requirements added to those in ISO 9001:2000. It was developed using ISO 9001, AS 9000 and EN 9000-1 and builds upon these requirements to develop a globally acceptable standard for aerospace companies in the civil and military aviation and aerospace sectors. It is technically equivalent to AECMA's EN 9100 for European aerospace suppliers.

About Aeroflex

Aeroflex Incorporated is a global provider of high technology solutions to the aerospace, defense and broadband communications markets. The Company's diverse technologies allow it to design, develop, manufacture and market a broad range of test, measurement and microelectronic products. The Company's common stock trades on the Nasdaq National Market System under the symbol ARXX and is included in the S&P SmallCap 600 index. Additional information concerning Aeroflex Incorporated can be found on the Company's website:

All statements other than statements of historical fact included in this press release regarding Aeroflex's financial position, business outlook, business strategy and plans and objectives of its management for future operations are forward-looking statements. When used in this press release, words such as "anticipate," "believe," "estimate," "expect," "intend" and similar expressions, as they relate to Aeroflex or its management, identify forward-looking statements. Such forward-looking statements are based on the current beliefs of Aeroflex's management, as well as assumptions made by and information currently available to its management. Actual results could differ materially from those contemplated by the forward-looking statements as a result of certain factors, including but not limited to, competitive factors and pricing pressures, the integration of the business of each of MCE See Media Center Edition.  Technologies, Celerity ce·ler·i·ty  
Swiftness of action or motion; speed. See Synonyms at haste.

[French célérité, from Old French, from Latin celerit
 Systems and the Racal Instruments Wireless Solutions Group with Aeroflex, changes in legal and regulatory requirements, technological change or difficulties, product development risks, commercialization difficulties and general economic conditions. Such statements reflect our current views with respect to the future and are subject to these and other risks, uncertainties and assumptions relating to Aeroflex's financial condition, results of operations, growth strategy and liquidity. Aeroflex does not undertake any obligation to update such forward-looking statements.
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Date:Jan 29, 2004
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