Danaher Announces Ownership of 63.6% of Vision Systems Shares and Extends Offer Period; Offer Scheduled to Close December 8, 2006

Danaher Corporation announced today that the offer period for its takeover offers ("Offers") for Vision Systems Limited ("Vision") (made through its wholly owned subsidiary DJ Acquisition Pty Ltd) has been extended so that the Offers are now scheduled to close at 7pm (Melbourne time) on Friday 8 December 2006.

As announced on 8 November 2006, the Offers are unconditional and consideration is dispatched to accepting shareholders within 5 business days of receipt by DJAPL of a valid acceptance.

Danaher currently has a relevant interest in approximately 63.6% of the Vision shares.

Danaher urges all Vision shareholders who have not already done so to accept the Offers without delay.

Vision shareholders with any questions relating to the Offers should call Danaher's offer information line on 1800 24 22 00 (toll free from within Australia) or +61 2 9207 3835.

SOURCE: Danaher Corporation

CONTACT: Andy Wilson, Vice President, Investor Relations of Danaher
Corporation, +1-202-828-0850, Fax: +1-202-828-0860