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Comtek Establishes Scientific Advisory Board

Comtek Establishes Scientific Advisory Board

PHOENIX, AZ -- (MARKET WIRE) -- 07/27/06 -- Comtek Advanced Structures ("Comtek") today announced the establishment of a Scientific Advisory Board to provide strategic oversight and direction for the company's extensive R&D and technology development efforts. The Scientific Advisory Board is chaired by Mr. Alistair Davie, Comtek's Chief Technology Officer and a member of the board of directors. The other members of Comtek's Scientific Advisory Board are:

--  Dr. Andrew Johnston, Senior Research Officer at the Institute for
    Aerospace Research, National Research Council of Canada, specializing in
    advanced materials research and applications.

--  Prof. Pearl Sullivan, Chair, Department of Mechanical Engineering,
    University of Waterloo, with strong research interests in advanced
    materials and processes.

--  Mr. Sean McKay, Executive Director, Composites Innovation Centre
    Manitoba, a not-for-profit corporation supporting and stimulating economic
    growth through innovative research, development and application of
    composite materials and technologies for manufacturing industries.

--  Mr. Peter Trau, Manager, Office of Collaborative Technology
    Development, Institute for Aerospace Research, National Research Council of
    Canada, with many years of experience in creating and managing multi-
    partner R&D projects in the aerospace and defense industry.

--  Mr. Ross Bradsen, Commercialization Manager, Ontario Centres of
    Excellence, Centre for Materials and Manufacturing, with extensive
    experience in commercializing industry-university collaborative innovations
    in products and processes.

--  Mr. V.C. Mathur, former Canada Revenue Agency Regional Technology
    Advisor, with 17 years of experience in special Canadian incentive programs
    supporting industrial R&D and 25 years of private industry experience in
    performing and directing R&D, technology evaluation and technology
    transfer.
    

According to Mr. Davie, "This board is eminently well-qualified to oversee our R&D and technology development activities, both from the point of view of the science and the Canadian funding environment. Our board is well-balanced in terms of researchers and technology development professionals and will be instrumental in furthering Comtek's intellectual property strategy."

Comtek Advanced Structures (www.comtekadvanced.com) specializes in advanced composites applications for the international aerospace and defense market. With facilities in Burlington, Ontario, Canada and Phoenix, Arizona, USA, the company's diversified operations include design and manufacturing contracts with customers such as General Electric, Bombardier, Pratt & Whitney, Honeywell, Goodrich and DRS, as well as the provision of repair services and proprietary spare parts for airlines worldwide.

"Specialists in Advanced Composites Applications for the International Aerospace and Defense Market"

For more information please contact
Patrick Whyte
Chairman & CEO
(602) 232-2202

1360 Artisans Court
Burlington, Ontario
Canada L7L 5Y2
Ph (905) 331-8121

3420 South 7th Street
Phoenix, Arizona
USA 85040
Ph (602) 232-2202

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