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Intevac Receives 200 Lean Order

Intevac, Inc. (NASDAQ:IVAC) today announced an order for one 200 Lean® magnetic disk sputtering system.

“We are very pleased to receive this order from an existing customer, demonstrating that the industry continues to invest in its magnetic media development and production capabilities,” commented Wendell Blonigan, president and chief executive officer of Intevac. “We expect to ship this system in the fourth quarter of this year.”

About Intevac

Intevac was founded in 1991 and has two businesses: Equipment and Photonics.

In our Equipment business, we are a leader in the design and development of high-productivity, thin film processing systems. Our production-proven platforms are designed for high-volume manufacturing of substrates with precise thin film properties.

Intevac is the market and technology leader in the hard drive industry, with our systems processing approximately 60% of all magnetic disk media produced worldwide. Our high-performance, high-throughput technology solutions continue to expand into additional markets – including solar and adjacent thin film deposition applications.

In our Photonics business, we are a recognized leading developer of advanced high-sensitivity digital sensors, cameras and systems that primarily serve the defense industry. We are the sole-source provider of integrated digital imaging systems for most U.S. military night vision programs.

For more information call 408-986-9888, or visit the company's website at www.intevac.com. 200 Lean® is a registered trademark and INTEVAC MATRIX™ and ENERGi™ are trademarks of Intevac, Inc.

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This press release includes statements that constitute “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 (the “Reform Act”). Intevac claims the protection of the safe-harbor for forward-looking statements contained in the Reform Act. These forward-looking statements are often characterized by the terms “may,” “believes,“ “projects,” “expects,” or “anticipates,” and do not reflect historical facts. Specific forward-looking statements contained in this press release include, but are not limited to; the timing of the 200 Lean shipments. The forward-looking statements contained herein involve risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from the company’s expectations. These risks include, but are not limited to: the failure to meet planned shipment dates, which could have a material impact on our business, our financial results, and the company's stock price. These risks and other factors are detailed in the company’s regular filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

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