LightPath Technologies Receives Cubic Defense Systems 2012 Supplier Award

  LightPath Technologies Receives Cubic Defense Systems 2012 Supplier Award

LightPath Ranked Superior for 2012 Supplier Performance

PR Newswire

ORLANDO, Fla., March 20, 2013

ORLANDO, Fla., March 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --LightPath Technologies, Inc.
(NASDAQ: LPTH) ("LightPath", the "Company" or "we"), a global manufacturer,
distributor and integrator of patented optical components and high-level
assemblies, is the recipient of Cubic Defense Systems 2012 Supplier Award.
This is the third consecutive year that LightPath has earned this award.
LightPath also received a "Superior" rating -- the highest rating given by
Cubic Defense Systems to its suppliers.

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The Cubic Defense Systems 2012 Supplier Award recognizes companies that have
performed exceptionally well in manufacturing and supplying products or
services over the past year -- particularly in terms of quality, pricing,
reliability, technology and continuous improvement. The award is given to
outstanding suppliers who play a key role in Cubic's success, and who continue
to work with Cubic on further development and improvement of products and
manufacturing processes.

"The LightPath team takes great pride in continuously improving our methods
and processes to deliver the standard of quality our customers have come to
expect. We are proud that Cubic Defense Systems has recognized our efforts for
a third time," said Debra Woodford, LightPath Quality Manager.

Added LightPath CEO, Jim Gaynor, "It is truly an honor to be recognized for a
third time by a valued partner and customer like Cubic Defense Systems. I
believe the award validates our ongoing commitment to attaining the highest
levels of quality in both our products and the level of service we provide in
support of our products."

About LightPath Technologies
LightPath provides optics and photonics solutions for the industrial, defense,
telecommunications, testing and measurement, and medical industries. LightPath
designs, manufactures, and distributes optical and infrared components
including molded glass aspheric lenses and assemblies, infrared lenses and
thermal imaging assemblies, fused fiber collimators, and gradient index
GRADIUM® lenses. LightPath also offers custom optical assemblies, including
full engineering design support. For more information, visit
www.lightpath.com.

This news release includes statements that constitute forward-looking
statements made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Private
Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, including statements regarding our
ability to expand our presence in certain markets, future sales growth,
continuing reductions in cash usage and implementation of new distribution
channels. This information may involve risks and uncertainties that could
cause actual results to differ materially from such forward-looking
statements. Factors that could cause or contribute to such differences
include, but are not limited to, factors detailed by LightPath Technologies,
Inc. in its public filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Except
as required under the federal securities laws and the rules and regulations of
the Securities and Exchange Commission, we do not have any intention or
obligation to update publicly any forward-looking statements, whether as a
result of new information, future events or otherwise.

Contact:
Rob Myers, Director of Sales
LightPath Technologies, Inc.
Tel: 407-382-4003
Web: www.lightpath.com

Brett Maas, Managing Partner
Hayden IR
Tel: 646-536-7331
Email: Brett@haydenir.com
Web: www.haydenir.com

SOURCE LightPath Technologies, Inc.

Website: http://www.lightpath.com