David Hardesty                                                                            Mark Sweet
Aeroflex / Weinschel, Inc.                                                          Cain-Sweet
301-846-9222 ext 316                                                                425-562-6028                            


Aeroflex / Weinschel Assigns Cain-Sweet as its Exclusive Canadian Representative

Frederick, MD — May 3, 2006:  Aeroflex / Weinschel, Inc. announced today that it has signed an exclusive agreement with Cain-Sweet, Co. to expand their territory as a Manufacturers Representative to now include Canada.  Cain-Sweet has represented Aeroflex / Weinschel in the Pacific Northwest and has offices in Vanvouver, Calgary, Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, Portland and Seattle.  The company has 22 years of experience in RF and Microwave sales throughout the Pacific Northwest and has been serving the Canadian markets since 1990. 

“Cain-Sweet has been a valuable member of our team for over 20 years and we look forward to continued success in Canada. Their technical expertise, commitment, and customer knowledge complement our overall business strategy perfectly” stated Dave Hardesty, Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Aeroflex / Weinschel.

Marc Sweet, President of Cain-Sweet, Co., said “We’re very excited to be expanding our territory of representation for Aeroflex / Weinschel to now include Canada.  Aeroflex / Weinschel has a rich 53 year history of excellence in microwave components and innovative custom test component solutions which are very well aligned with our company’s strategic focus on offering products of the highest quality and performance, and increasing our sales throughout Canada.”

About Aeroflex
Aeroflex Incorporated is a global provider of high technology solutions to the aerospace, defense, cellular and broadband communication markets.  The Company’s diverse technologies allow it to design, develop, manufacture and market a broad range of test, measurement and microelectronic products.  The Company’s common stock trades on the Nasdaq National Market System under the symbol ARXX and is included in the S&P SmallCap 600 index. Additional information concerning Aeroflex Incorporated can be found on the Company's Web site:

About Aeroflex / Weinschel
Aeroflex / Weinschel’s strong heritage and quality innovation places them at the forefront of the RF and Microwave component and subsystem market throughout the world. Since 1952, Aeroflex / Weinschel has aggressively expanded their product range to include a wide variety of fixed coaxial attenuators, terminations, power splitters and dividers, multi-channel attenuation/switching subsystems, Planar Blind-Mate ®, Planar Crown ® connectors and custom RF and microwave components.  Additional information concerning Aeroflex / Weinschel Inc. can be found on the Company's Web site:

About Cain-Sweet, Co.

Cain-Sweet, Co. Inc. is a Manufacturers Representative specializing in RF and Microwave components to support the Wireless Communications and Aerospace Markets. They have serviced customers in our local market since 1985.  Based in Bellevue, Washington, Cain-Sweet, Co. offers representation in the Pacific Northwest and throughout Canada with a team of experienced and dedicated professionals. Their knowledge in the RF and Microwave industry is a benefit and adds value when dealing with Cain-Sweet, Co. Additional information concerning Cain-Sweet, Co., can be found on the Company's Web site:


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