Opsens' Radsens System Accepted for Radhaz Applications by the United Kingdom MoD DOSG



    QUEBEC, Oct. 16 /CNW Telbec/ - Opsens Inc. (TSX VENTURE EXCHANGE: OPS)
("Opsens") announced the acceptance of RadSens' as a measurement equipment for
undertaking RadHaz trials on equipment employing electro-explosive devices
(EED) by the Defence Ordnance Safety Group (DOSG), an organization of the
United Kingdom Ministry of Defence.
    The assessment was undertaken by Europe's leading independent supplier of
electronic subsystems for complex weapons and Battlefield Target
Identification systems, and sponsored by DOSG.
    The assessment report indicates that the RadSens signal conditioner and
the OTG-R fiber optic temperature sensor exhibit very good power and energy
sensitivities. This positions them as an excellent option for Radio and Radar
Radiation Hazards (RADHAZ) applications, Hazard of Electromagnetic Radiation
to Ordnance (HERO) applications, and Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC)
assessment applications.
    "RadSens acceptance for the RADHAZ United Kingdom market is strategic and
key to gain Europe Military, Avionic and Automobile markets." said Yves
Plamondon, Vice President Sales and Marketing for the military market at
Opsens.

    About Opsens

    Opsens is a leading developer, manufacturer and supplier of a wide range
of fiber optic sensors and associated signal conditioners based on proprietary
patent and patent-pending technologies. Opsens sensors provide long-term
accuracy and reliability in the harshest environments. Opsens provides sensors
to measure pressure, temperature, strain and displacement to original
equipment manufacturers (OEM) and end-users in the oil and gas, medical,
energy, scientific and military laboratory fields. Opsens offers technical
services, such as on site installation, training and turnkey fiber optic
systems.

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    Forward-looking statements contained in this press release involve known
and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause actual
results, performance and achievements of Opsens to be materially different
from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by
the said forward-looking statements.




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For further information: Pierre Carrier, President and Chief Executive
Officer, (418) 682-9996; Louis Laflamme, CA, Chief Financial Officer, (418)
682-9996

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