FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 10, 2003
BUTLER NATIONAL CORPORATION ANNOUNCES CONTRACT
EXTENSION FROM THE CITY OF NORTH LAUDERDALE, FLA.
[Olathe, Kansas, December 10, 2003]
- Butler National Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board "BUKS"),
announces its environmental service/sales subsidiary, Butler
National Services, Inc. "BNS", Fort Lauderdale,
Florida, received a contract extension from the City of North
Lauderdale, Florida for maintenance and management of the
city's wastewater pumping stations. The one-year contract
is valued at over $100,000.
BNS has managed the wastewater pumping stations for the City
of North Lauderdale for the past 12 years. BNS uses their
proven and effective Supervisory Control & Data Acquisition
System ("SCADA") operation monitoring system in
North Lauderdale. BNS provides alternatives for cities to
privatize the maintenance and monitoring of their wastewater
pumping stations. BNS also manages the wastewater facilities
for other Florida cities, and forty private facilities.
BNS offers low cost system monitoring, Wireless Data System
"WDS-1500", that uses the "Data Network"
of the cellular phone system to keep key personnel informed
of critical situations. The digital WDS-1500 will operate
anywhere in North America where cellular phone service is
available. Companies, municipalities and individual owners
of a Wireless Data System may monitor and receive instant
messages concerning the conditions of various mechanical and
security situations, including warehouses and inventory, wastewater
pumping stations, water facilities, power stations, irrigations
systems, refrigeration, air conditioning, and many other monitoring
Jon Fischrupp, President of the Florida environmental services
division said, "We appreciate the continued confidence
in our company by the City of North Lauderdale. This begins
our 13th year of providing effective and cost efficient maintenance
and management services for the city's wastewater pumping
Butler National Corporation operates in the Aerospace and
Services business segments. The Aerospace segment focuses
on the manufacturing of support systems for "Classic"
commercial and military aircraft including the Butler National
TSD for Boeing 737 and 747 Classic aircraft, switching equipment
for Boeing/Douglas Aircraft, weapon control systems for Boeing
Helicopter and performance enhancement structural modifications
for Learjet, Cessna, Dessault and Raytheon business aircraft.
Services include electronic monitoring of water pumping stations,
temporary employee services, Indian gaming services and administrative
The information set forth above may include "forward-looking"
information as outlined in the Private Securities Litigation
Reform Act of 1995. The Cautionary Statements, filed by the
Company as Exhibit 99 to the Company's Annual Report on Form
10-K, are incorporated herein by reference and investors are
specifically referred to such Cautionary Statements for discussion
of factors, which could affect the Company's operations, and
forward-looking statements contained herein.
FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:
William A. Griffith, Investor Relations
Butler National Corporation
19920 W. 161st Street
Olathe, KS 66062
For more information, please visit the Company web site: www.butlernational.com