STAR NAVIGATION - U.S. District Court Rejects AMS's Jurisdictional Arguments

    TSX Venture Exchange Symbol: SNA

    TORONTO, Aug. 19 /CNW/ - Star Navigation Systems Group Ltd. (TSX-V: SNA)
("Star" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that the United States
District Court for the Northern District of California has completely rejected
Aeromechanical Services Ltd.'s ("AMS") arguments for lack of personal
jurisdiction included in their Motion to Dismiss Star's patent infringement
lawsuit (see Star press release May 13, 2008). Although the Court granted
AMS's Motion to Dismiss, the Court has given Star leave to file an amended
complaint. Specifically, the Court afforded Star time to name Hilary Vieira as
a joint defendant with AMS. Star will comply immediately.

    About Star Navigation : Star Navigation Systems Group Ltd.
( owns the exclusive worldwide license to its
proprietary, patented In-flight Safety Monitoring System, the first system in
the world to feature in-flight data-analysis, monitoring and diagnostics with
a real-time connection between aircraft and ground. Its real-time capability
of tracking performance-trends and predicting incident-occurrence enhances
aviation safety and improves fleet management while reducing costs for the

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actual results may vary materially from those described herein as intended,
planned, anticipated, believed, estimated or expected. Star does not assume
any obligation to update these forward-looking statements.

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