GelTech Partners With Special Operations Group's The Dip Source to Support Aerial Firefighting

JUPITER, Fla., May 15, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- GelTech Solutions, Inc.
(OTCBB:GLTC), creators of FireIce, a revolutionary water enhancing fire
suppressant that has the potential to change current firefighting
techniques globally, announces the establishment of a partnering
arrangement with The Dip Source, a division of Special Operations
Group, Inc., a Wyoming Corp. The Dip Source specializes in
manufacturing and fabricating state-of-the-art equipment focusing on
the all risks response niche.

Special Operations Group and its The Dip Source division have over $44
million of equipment and over 35 years of government contracting
experience for ground and aerial wildfire operations with state and
federal agencies. Under the arrangement, upon receipt of purchase
orders from the US Forest Service and other federal and state agencies
responsible for protecting federal and state lands, GelTech will supply
its patent pending fire suppressant, FireIce, and Special Operations
Group will provide additional mobile mixing, base equipment and
personnel to support aerial firefighting efforts.

Bill Sheridan, president of Special Operations Group, stated, "We are
excited to team with GelTech Solutions and provide this type of support
to the aerial firefighting marketplace. Together we offer the most
state-of-the-art equipment and the latest, most effective product for
suppressing wildfires. GelTech has demonstrated that FireIce is more
effective, environmentally friendly, and less corrosive than other
products currently in use to aerially fight wildfires. Due to the
synergy between the two companies, we now have an answer for mobile
based applications in both domestic and international marketplaces. Our
solution is a significant step forward which will improve the quality
and timeliness of aerial firefighting operations."

"Special Operations Group is the perfect partner for our expansion into
the aerial firefighting marketplace. Mr. Sheridan and his team
completely understand what is needed to supply these agencies with the
equipment to do the job as quickly and safely as possible," said Joseph
Ingarra, president of GelTech Solutions.

Together, GelTech Solutions and Special Operations Group, have the
capability to either simply provide needed equipment and suppressant or
offer a full turnkey solution for federal and state agencies
encompassing pilot ready rooms, mobile sleepers and mobile incident
command trailers.

Mr. Ingarra continued, "We now have the ability to offer support in
situations ranging from simple ground operations to sustaining the
largest air tankers in the United States and around the world."

About Special Operations Group, Inc.

Special Operations Group, Inc. has provided emergency logistical
support for public and private sector for over 45 years. The Company is
known for creating and operating emergency mass transportation systems
for airports since 1967. In addition, its Dip Source division has
designed, developed and operated various types of support equipment for
the aerial firefighting industry. New innovations include Mobile
Helibases, Temporary Control Towers, Mobile Pilot Ready and briefing
units, large capacity Dip Tanks, highly specialized water tenders, and
high volume mobile retardant base equipment.

The Company, headquartered in Cody, Wyoming, designs and manufactures
all of its products for the Domestic and International Markets. The
Mobile Sleeper unit, developed in 1987 has seen extensive deployment
for the Wildland Fire communities, Public & Private Sector groups
responsible for response to hurricanes, and world wide acceptance as a
solution to housing in remote and impacted areas. Another solution was
to develop the world's largest Mobile Laundry unit. This unit benefits
by being phosphate free, thus, providing an environmentally friendly
answer for remote areas and disaster recovery sites.

About GelTech Solutions, Inc.

GelTech Solutions creates innovative, Earth-friendly, cost-effective
products that help industry, agriculture, and the general public
achieve environmental and safety goals such as water conservation and
protecting lives, homes and property from fires. All the products
currently marketed by GelTech Solutions, Inc. were created for the
Company by inventor and chief technology officer, Peter Cordani.

FireIce is a patent pending fire suppressant used for direct attack of
fires as well as a medium term retardant for structure protection.
FireIce can be used in all types of apparatus; fire extinguishers,
pumper trucks, aerial units for wildfires and home defense units for
personal home protection.

GelTech also markets Soil2O which is both a non-toxic soil conditioner
and a dust abatement product. Soil2O "Dust Control" products and
solutions stop all types of particulate matter from entering the air
and water, solving even the most stubborn dust control problems. Soil2O
Granular and Topical blends reduce water consumption up to 50% and
promote healthy root development in plants and lawns, generating faster
seed germination by keeping nutrients and moisture at the root level
longer.

For more information on GelTech, please visit:
http://www.GelTechSolutions.com

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