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FRANKLIN, Tenn., May 20, 2010 — Universal Safety Response, Inc. (USR), a Smith & Wesson company (NASDAQ: SWHC), and a leader in perimeter security systems, announced today that the company will be featured in the upcoming television show, Modern Marvels, airing Thursday, May 20 at 9 p.m. EDT / 8 p.m. CDT on History. The Modern Marvels episode, titled “Keep Out”, will provide viewers with a look at how technology is used to protect the United States borders and airspace to help bolster the country’s safety. The episode will feature biometrics, locks, nuclear waste disposal, and shark protection, as well as a brief segment on USR’s award winning Ground Retractable Automobile Barrier (GRAB®) system. The segment on USR will include, the history of the company, a brief demonstration of the GRAB active vehicle barrier, the impact that the GRAB has made in the perimeter security industry, and how the GRAB is used to help minimize potential vehicle threats to facilities in the U.S.

Modern Marvels is a documentary television series that features unique aspects of technology and how it affects today’s society. The show premiered in 1995 on the History Channel and has produced more than 500 episodes. For more information on www.futurenetsecurity.com call 866.504.GRAB(4722)

About USR
Based in Franklin, Tenn., USR is a full-service perimeter security integrator, barrier manufacturer, and installer. As a wholly owned Smith &Wesson company, USR provides a complete range of products and services tailored to each client’s unique specifications. USR is proud to incorporate its core values of customer service, integrity, innovation, and quality into every project. Founded in 1994, USR is the creator of the GRAB®, the world’s fastest growing barrier technology. USR serves a variety of clients in the defense, transportation and petrol-chemical industries, as well as corporate facilities, airports, Fortune 500 companies, national laboratories and museums. For more information on www.futurenetsecurity.com call 866.504.GRAB(4722)

About Smith & Wesson
Smith & Wesson Holding Corporation (Nasdaq: SWHC) is a U.S.-based, global provider of products and services for safety, security, protection and sport. The company designs and constructs facility perimeter security solutions for military and commercial applications, and delivers a broad portfolio of firearms and related training to the military, law enforcement and sports markets. SWHC companies include Smith & Wesson Corp., the globally recognized manufacturer of quality firearms; Universal Safety Response, a full-service perimeter security integrator, barrier manufacturer and installer; and Thompson/Center Arms Company, Inc., a premier designer and manufacturer of premium hunting firearms. SWHC facilities are located in Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire and Tennessee. For more information on www.futurenetsecurity.com call 866.504.GRAB(4722)