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Magal to Install $5.5 Million Perimeter Intrusion Detection System Along the Northern Border of Israel

Magal to Install $5.5 Million Perimeter Intrusion Detection System Along the Northern Border of Israel

YAHUD, Israel, September 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Magal Security Systems, Ltd. (NASDAQ GM: MAGS; TASE: MAGS), today announced it has received an order of about US$ 5.5 million from the Israeli Ministry of Defense (MOD) for installation of a perimeter intrusion detection system along the northern border of Israel.

Most of the work will be executed before the end of 2006, with the balance to be completed by the end of the first quarter of 2007.

Izhar Dekel, CEO of Magal, said: "This order is part of the reconstruction work that has begun along the northern border of Israel. Securing the northern Israeli border has recently become one of the Israeli Government's most important mandates. Magal, whose systems are currently protecting the majority of Israel's borders, is pleased to be a part of this important mission of protecting the citizens of northern Israel."

About Magal Security Systems, Ltd.

Magal Security Systems Ltd. (Magal) is engaged in the development, manufacturing and marketing of computerized security systems, which automatically detect, locate and identify the nature of unauthorized intrusions. Magal also supplies video monitoring services through Smart Interactive Systems, Inc., a subsidiary in the U.S. The Company's products are currently used in more than 70 countries worldwide to protect national borders, airports, correctional facilities, nuclear power stations and other sensitive facilities from terrorism, theft and other threats. Israeli-based Magal has subsidiaries in the U.S., Canada, the U.K., Germany, Romania, Mexico and an office in China.

Magal trades under the symbol MAGS in the U.S. on the Nasdaq National Market since 1993 and in Israel on the Tel-Aviv Stock Exchange (TASE) since July 2001.

This press release contains forward-looking statements, which are subject to risks and uncertainties. Such statements are based on assumptions and expectations which may not be realized and are inherently subject to risks and uncertainties, many of which cannot be predicted with accuracy and some of which might not even be anticipated. Future events and actual results, financial and otherwise, may differ from the results discussed in the forward-looking statements. A number of these risks and other factors that might cause differences, some of which could be material, along with additional discussion of forward-looking statements, are set forth in the Company's Annual Report on Form 20-F filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Contacts: Company Magal Security Systems, Ltd Raya Asher, CFO Tel: +972-3-5391444 Fax: +972-3-5366245 E-mail: [email protected] Investor Relations G.K. Investor Relations Ehud Helft/Kenny Green Tel: +1-866-704-6710 E-mail: [email protected]@gk-biz.com

Magal Security Systems Ltd

CONTACT: Contacts: Company, Magal Security Systems, Ltd, Raya Asher,
CFO, Tel: +972-3-5391444, Fax: +972-3-5366245, E-mail:
[email protected]. Investor Relations: G.K. Investor Relations, Ehud
Helft/Kenny Green, Tel: +1-866-704-6710, E-mail: [email protected],
[email protected]

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