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Star Navigation Receives FAA Certification for STAR-A.D.S. ® SSU-G3

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TORONTO, Aug. 01, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Star Navigation Systems Group Ltd. (CSE:SNA) (CSE:SNA) (OTCQB:SNAVF) ("Star" or the "Company"), confirms the granting by the US Federal Aviation Administration ("FAA") of a Supplementary Type Certificate ("STC") for its STAR-A.D.S. ® SSU-G3 tracking and monitoring system.

The STC will initially be used for a Star customer operating an Airbus A310 in the Middle East. It will also facilitate further international sales on retrofit aircraft. 

In particular, this new FAA certification is an important step in Star's efforts to market STAR-A.D.S. ® solutions in North America, the Middle East and Asia.

Mr. Jean-Louis LARMOR, Interim CEO and COO of Star said:

"This FAA STC opens the door to additional sales for Star on retrofit aircraft internationally and comes at a very timely moment in view of the Global Aeronautical Distress Safety System (GADSS) requirements, for tracking and monitoring (see Press Release June 11, 2018).

Star's immediate efforts are also accelerating towards the entry into market of its Emergency Medical Services applications (STAR-ISAMM™ ) for helicopters and small aircraft used as Air Ambulances in North America."

About Star Navigation:

Star Navigation Systems Group Ltd. owns the exclusive worldwide license to its proprietary, patented In-flight Safety Monitoring System, STAR-ISMS®, the heart of the STAR-A.D.S. ® System. Its real-time capability of tracking performance trends and predicting incident-occurrence enhances aviation safety and improves fleet management while reducing costs for the operator.

Star's MMI Division designs and manufactures high performance, mission critical, flight deck flat panel displays for defence and commercial aviation industries worldwide.

Certain statements contained in this News Release constitute forward-looking statements. When used in this document, the words "may", "would", "could", "will", "expected" and similar expressions, as they relate to Star or its management are intended to identify forward-looking statements. Such statements reflect Star's current views with respect to future events and are subject to certain risks, uncertainties and assumptions. Many factors could cause Star's actual performance or achievements to vary from those described herein. Should one or more of these factors or uncertainties materialize, or should assumptions underlying forward-looking statements prove incorrect, 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, except as required by law.

Neither the Canadian Securities Exchange nor its Market Regulator (as that term is defined in the policies of the Canadian Securities Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of the content of this release.

Please visit www.star-navigation.com or

Jean-Louis Larmor, (416) 252-2889 Ext. 221

Jean-louis.larmor@star-navigation.com

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