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    May 15, 2008

    NetFires LLC Precision Attack Missile Flight Test Sets the Stage for Complete System Testing
    TUCSON, Ariz., May 15, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- A Non Line-of-Sight-Launch System (NLOS-LS) Precision Attack Missile was successfully launched May 15 at White Sands Missile Range, N.M., taking the missile system a step closer toward providing the warfighter a much-needed precision weapon system.
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    May, 2008

    San Diego Composites acquires Wilson Composites, Inc.
    San Diego Composites is pleased to announce the completion of the acquisition of Wilson Composites, Inc., a California Corporation located in Sacramento, California. The acquisition includes all Wilson Composites assets and Intellectual Property.
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    May, 2008

    William "Bill" Eriksen added as Company Controller
    an Diego Composites is pleased to announce the addition of William "Bill" Eriksen to the staff as the company comptroller. Bill will be responsible for all financial, administrative and office management activities.
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    Jan, 2008

    Gary Wonacott promoted to Chief Executive Officer
    San Diego, CA, January, 2008 - The SDC Board of Directors has promoted Gary Wonacott to Chief Executive Officer
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    Dec, 2007

    Lightweight Composite Monorail
    San Diego Composites, Inc. (SDC) has successfully developed a lightweight composite monorail for public transportation in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
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    Nov, 2007

    Seeks Space and Optics Lead
    San Diego Composites is seeking a candidate to lead its space and optics business area. In addition to its unique approach to fabricating precision mirrors using carbon-carbon as the substrate, SDC also has added staff with experience designing, analyzing, and fabricating space type structures.
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    Oct, 2007

    First Future Combat System Equipment Delivered
    NetFires Delivers First Future Combat System Equipment to Army Soldiers. SDC and its partner, SPARTA, Inc., have been supporting the NLOS/PAM container (NetFires) development for the past three years. This effort culminated recently with the first delivery of combat systems to Army soldiers.
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    July, 2007

    New Facilities
    San Diego Composites, Inc. moved into new facilities in Kearny Mesa, still only a short drive from San Diego's Lindbergh Field. Robert Kolozs and Lesa Johnston planned and coordinated the move, which went very smoothly and was virtually transparent to customers. The new facility enables SDC to bring together in one location its engineering, testing and fabrication activities.
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    June, 2007

    New Tag Line for SDC
    "Building Mission Assurance into Composites" was a collaborative effort of all of the employees and best represents the perception that we want our customers to associate with SDC, said Gary Wonacott, President of SDC.
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    Jan 1, 2007

    Company announces changes
    SDC changed to a C corporation January 1, 2007 after operating as a LLC for its first four years. In addition, the company changed from a partnership with Gary Wonacott, Robert Kolozs, and Christine Benzie as the co-owners, to a widely distributed employee ownership company based on performance stock options.
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    Oct 19, 2005

    Raytheon/NetFires LLC select SPARTA Composites, Inc./San Diego Composites to provide launch container for the NLOS-LS Precision Attack Missile.
    Raytheon Company and the NetFires Limited Liability Company (LLC), a company composed of Raytheon Missile Systems and Lockheed Missiles and Fire Control, have selected SPARTA Composites, Inc., teamed with San Diego Composites (SDC), as the missile launch/shipping container provider for the Non Line of Sight-Launch System (NLOS-LS) Precision Attack Missile (PAM).
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    Aug 18, 2005

    In August of 2005, San Diego Composites received the SBIR Partner of the Year Award from Raytheon Missile Systems.
    Small Business Innovation Research is a highly competitive program, recognizing small firms that stimulate high-tech innovation and demonstrate technological potential. Receiving this award is a testament to SDC's commitment in developing and implementing advanced materials and structures for the aerospace community.
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