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U.S. Army Battalion Stationed in Iraq
Procures Additional BrightEye Systems

Cyberlux Lighting Systems Receive Endorsement and Sole-source Purchase Order from 142nd Assault Helicopter Battalion

Cyberlux Corporation Press Release - 2/17/2009
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BrightEye Portable Illumination System

BrightEye Portable Illumination System

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. - Cyberlux Corporation, a leading provider of LED lighting solutions, announced today that the United States Army's 3rd Battalion, 142nd Assault Helicopter Battalion (AHB), currently stationed at Camp Striker in Iraq, has purchased two additional BrightEye Tactical Lighting Systems for use in the Iraqi theater of operation for maintenance and force operations.

These additional BrightEye systems were purchased to increase the lighting capability of the 142nd AHB's aviation air support operations, which has been using two BrightEye systems originally purchased and deployed in mid-2008.

The pivotal point for the 142nd AHB's operational endorsement and the resulting recurring order flow was the BrightEye system's efficacy to the end-users in the field, who rely on the BrightEye Tactical Lighting Systems for their maintenance and field operations lighting. The 142nd AHB Command documented that the BrightEye's bright white light is the preferred choice of mechanics operating on the flight line. The BrightEye system's batteries allow for quick charge times, zero noise output and easy maneuverability out on the flight line due to the System's light weight portability.

Additionally, the BrightEye provides more than enough illumination for the 142nd AHB to complete sophisticated helicopter maintenance tasks such as night Main Rotor Ground Track and Balances, night Tail Rotor Balances, night Engine High Speed Shaft Balances and other general maintenance tasks that require superior visibility for a safe, well lit work area. The 142nd AHB noted that other lighting systems are unable to provide enough illumination to accomplish these tasks and that the BrightEye systems are a 'must have' item for all units in Iraq who operate at night.

"We remain enthusiastic knowing that our BrightEye Tactical Lighting Systems are being so well received in the Iraqi theater of operation. Based upon our continued sales penetration within the military and governmental agencies, we are seeing a steady increase in purchase demand for our products," said Mark D. Schmidt, CEO of Cyberlux Corporation. "While it takes tremendous time and effort to generate sales and capture market share at a level that is comparable to larger, more established defense companies, our reputation for being the preferred choice for tactical lighting will only bolster our presence, which then will reflect positively on our balance sheet. We are extremely confident that with the significantly increased awareness of our products, 2009 will continue to show additional growth and improved stability for our Company," added Schmidt.

The Cyberlux Tactical Illumination Systems are designed as highly portable, visible and night-vision compatible illumination systems for mission-critical tactical lighting where rapid deployment and high-intensity lighting capability are required. Using advanced optics, advanced solid-state lighting technology, and light-weight advanced battery power, all contained in easily transportable wheeled cases, the Cyberlux Tactical Lighting Systems provide broad area visible white lighting and night-vision compatible IR lighting capable of operating all night, performance capabilities not available in traditional lighting systems.

About Cyberlux Corporation

Cyberlux Corporation, a leader in solid-state lighting innovation, has developed breakthrough LED lighting technology that provides the most energy efficient and cost effective portable lighting solutions available today for military and commercial uses. For more information, please visit

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