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DWS Defense Systems, Inc. Announces a Strategic Alliance with Gaffco Ballistics
Hauppauge, NY - Monday, November 17, 2003

DWS Defense Systems, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of DataWorld Solutions, Inc.(PinkSheets: DWLD) is proud to announce that it has entered into a strategic alliance with Gaffco Ballistics, a renowned New York based manufacturer of a wide variety of quality millwork based bullet, blast, and attack resistant systems.

Gaffco Ballistics is an established "Grade A" manufacturing facility, and an approved GSA vendor, with the capability to produce and install a wide variety of architectural millwork and bullet resistant products. Gaffco Ballistics' consistent ability to complete its projects timely and professionally has won Gaffco Ballistics clients covering such broad range of businesses and facilities as Chase Bank, American Express, Mt. Sinai Medical, the New York Stock Exchange, the NBC Studio, and the U.S. Government, among numerous others. All Gaffco Ballistics products have been, or are in the process of being, certified to meet or exceed ballistics standards established by Underwriters Laboratories (UL), Department of State (DOS), the National Institute of Justice (NIJ), American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM), and H.P. White Laboratories (HP White).

"We are proud and honored to enter into a strategic alliance with Gaffco Ballistics. This relationship will enhance DWS Defense Systems' emergence in the safety and security arena and will likewise provide Gaffco Ballistics with the technical and managerial partnering resources it needs to continue to grow and attract a larger share of the marketplace," says CEO Daniel McPhee.

"The synergies between the safety and security missions of our two companies, our quality products and services, and the drive and determination of our management team will serve to advance our strategic alliance to the forefront of the marketplace," says Gaffco Ballistics' President, Thomas Gaffney.

About DataWorld Solutions

DataWorld Solutions, Inc. is a multi-regional manufacturer of electronic cable assemblies used in providing connectivity solutions, which includes systems integration, for customers operating a wide range of data systems. This includes linking or connecting standard or proprietary electronic devices and peripheral components from different vendors to provide solutions for various customer requirements. DataWorld adds value by providing connectivity solutions, which may include distributed sales for passive components such as electronic connectors, electronic wire and cable, cabinets and racks and patch panels, and active components including hubs, bridges, routers, gateways and modems.

DataWorld is working with DuPont™ Fluoroproducts to create market awareness of, and grow a new category of fire safety data-communications cables. These cables, called Limited Combustible, are insulated and jacketed with DuPont TM Teflon® and are designed to fight fire risk and hazards. In a fire, the low flame and low smoke properties of Limited Combustible cables made with Teflon®, offer a new, high level of protection for people, property and business-critical IT systems equipment.

About Gaffco Ballistics

With its office at 829 Avenue of the America in New York City, and an 18,000 square foot manufacturing plant at 6 North Street, Mt. Vernon, NY, Gaffco Ballistics was founded in 1986 by Thomas Gaffney. Gaffco Ballistics is a manufacturer of bullet, blast, and attack resistant systems for a wide range of clients, to include, government installations, banking facilities, medical institutions, gas stations and corporate offices requiring resources, or personal protection.

An established "Grade A" manufacturing facility, Gaffco Ballistics has the capability to produce and install a wide variety of architectural millwork and bullet resistant products in a timely and professional manner to include bomb proof structures, safe rooms and panic rooms. Combining its bullet resistant and architectural millwork manufacturing skills, Gaffco Ballistics is presently developing a new line of UL & U. S. State Department approved wood clad ballistic systems, designed to be architecturally pleasing yet secure enough to resist any potential threat level. Gaffco Ballistics prides itself on the manufacturing, delivery and installation of quality products and complete customer satisfaction. Gaffco Ballistics products include: Bullet and Blast Resistant Glass, Doors, Windows & Security Wall Panels, Bulletproof Glass, Bulletproof Kevlar products, and Structure/Bomb Blast Protection products.

Gaffco Ballistics and its products have been featured in a number of articles and broadcast news segments, both in the United States and abroad, on matters of security-related topics.

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Except for historical matter, the matters in this press release are forward-looking statements and are made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. The forward-looking statements reflect assumptions, and involve risks and uncertainties, which might affect DataWorld's business and prospects and cause actual results to differ materially from these forward-looking statements, which are detailed in DataWorld's public filings with the SEC.


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