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Honeywell and Law Enforcement Safety Foundation (LESF) Expand Officer Safety Program

October 16, 2006

Honeywell and Law Enforcement Safety Foundation (LESF) Expand Officer Safety Program

Alliance supports U.S. law enforcement with tactical lifesaver kits.

MORRIS TOWNSHIP, N.J., Oct. 16, 2006: Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced today that it will continue its partnership with the Law Enforcement Safety Foundation (LESF), formerly the National Tactical Officers Foundation, to expand the successful Officer Safety Program.

As part of the expanded program, law enforcement and safety officers throughout the United States can enroll in an interactive safety course that focuses on surviving accidental and non-accidental life-threatening injuries. The course, called "Tactical Lifesaver," helps improve time-critical skills such as remote assessment, communication and first aid.

The course also will include a Tactical Lifesaver Kit, which will help officers reduce job-related accidents and better cope with the devastating effects of loss and trauma. The kit fits into the pocket of a bullet-resistant vest and includes potentially life-saving materials such as a medical needle, nasal tub and bandages.

"Our continued partnership with LESF further demonstrates Honeywell's commitment to finding new and innovative ways to bring additional safety measures and awareness to the law enforcement community," said Timothy Swinger, global armor business manager for Honeywell. "We are proud to be providing critical supplies for use in life-threatening situations."

"Every day, men and women risk their lives to serve and protect the public," said Rick Gallia, executive director for the LESF. "Honeywell and LESF continue to work together to ensure that our public safety professionals are safe and prepared."

LESF will present details on the expanded program at the Annual International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) conference in Boston, October 14-17, 2006 at Honeywell's booth (#1374).

Honeywell supplies major armor manufacturers worldwide with high-performance fibers and patented shield technology for a wide range of applications, including body armor breastplates and handheld riot shields that provide ballistic and fragmentation protection.

Honeywell's Spectra Shield ® composite material is made with Honeywell's Spectra fiber, which has one of the highest strength-to-weight ratios of any synthetic fiber. Spectra Shield composite material is currently used in protective armor worn by military and police personnel worldwide. Spectra® fiber is used in variety of applications beyond armor, such as rope and cordage.

Honeywell's Gold Shield ® anti-ballistic composite enhances the bullet-resistance capability of aramid fibers compared to woven material. It is created by laying parallel strands of aramid fiber side by side and then bonding them in place with an advanced resin system.

Honeywell International is a $30 billion diversified technology and manufacturing leader, serving customers worldwide with aerospace products and services; control technologies for buildings, homes and industry; automotive products; turbochargers; and specialty materials. Based in Morris Township, N.J., Honeywell's shares are traded on the New York, London, Chicago and Pacific Stock Exchanges. It is one of the 30 stocks that make up the Dow Jones Industrial Average and is also a component of the Standard & Poor's 500 Index. For additional information, please visit www.honeywell.com.

Honeywell Specialty Materials, based in Morristown, N.J., is a $4.5 billion, global leader in providing customers with high-performance specialty materials, including fluorine products; specialty films and additives; advanced fibers and composites; intermediates; specialty chemicals; electronic materials and chemicals; and technologies and materials for petroleum refining.

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