Optical CrossLinks to provide fiber optic component technology for the Boeing Company, Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Program.

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Otical CrossLinks Inc. provides breakthrough fiber optic interconnect technology to critical weapons system platform. This technology will decrease weight and increase efficiency of the system.

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Kennett Square, PA - Optical CrossLinks, Inc. (OXL) has announced it is contractually involved with The Boeing Company and Optelecom Inc. in the development of a fly-by-light, distributed sensor/control system for two unmanned air vehicles (UAV) projects sponsored by the U.S. Air Force Research Labs. Dr. Bruce L. Booth, OXL’s CEO expressed excitement over OXL’s key role in the UAV projects.

A goal of these UAV projects is to improve reliability and reduce costs of photonic networks for tactical UAVs. Toward this goal, OXL is focusing on connectorized custom power splitter and fiber distribution/ribbon products, as well as a polymeric multi-mode, multi-wavelength distribution component alternative, for the sensor/control system development.

Optical CrossLinks, Inc. is an exciting new company within the fiber optic industry specializing in optical components for data communications, telecom, and military industries. Optical CrossLinks was founded in 1998 and has developed a core competency in passive and active optical waveguides based on a unique flexible polymer sheet platform and in custom ribbonization and shuffle products

Primary Optical CrossLinks’ Contact:

Dr. Bruce L. Booth, CEO

Tel: 610.444.9469, x109

Fax: 610.444.9491

E-mail: blbooth@opticalcrosslinks.com

http:/http://www.opticalcrosslinks.com

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Bruce Booth, PhD