Applied Energetics

"Innovative Ultrafast Lasers and Particle Beam Systems"

Applied Energetics Announces Date for 2011 Annual Meeting of Stockholders

TUCSON, Ariz. — August 10, 2011-- Applied Energetics, Inc., (NASDAQ: AERG), today announced that its 2011 Annual Meeting of Stockholders will be held on Monday, October 3, 2011, at 9:00 a.m. local time at its corporate offices at 3590 East Columbia Street, Tucson, Arizona. The record date for those eligible to receive notice of and to vote at the annual meeting of stockholders is August 11, 2011. Further details regarding the meeting will be included in the 2011 annual meeting proxy statement which Applied Energetics expects to mail to stockholders of record on or about August 15, 2011.

About Applied Energetics, Inc.

Applied Energetics develops and manufactures applied energy systems for military and commercial applications. Through our efforts in developing our core technology, Laser Guided Energy ("LGE"), we have gained expertise and proprietary knowledge in high performance lasers, high-voltage electronics, advanced dynamic optics and atmospheric and plasma interactions. We apply these technologies to deliver innovative solutions to urgent military requirements, including neutralizing improvised explosive devices ("IEDs") and other high priority missions of U.S. and allied military forces. We have developed an effective and robust counter-IED ("C-IED") technology as a result of our research and development. Additionally, we develop and manufacture high voltage and ultra-short pulse ("USP") laser products for government and commercial customers for a range of applications. For more information about Applied Energetics, please visit