EFJ, Inc. Receives Additional $8.1 Million for Disaster Communications
EFJohnson Subsidiary to Provide Project 25 Compliant Radios and Repeaters
IRVING, Tex – EFJ, Inc. (NASDAQ: EFJI) announced today that its EFJohnson subsidiary has received authorization to proceed with building 17 Joint Incident Site Communications Capability ("JISCC") systems valued at $8.1 million for disaster relief communications. EFJohnson will provide its Project 25 communications equipment to be used by a certain federal agency.
"We are pleased to provide for our Project 25 compliant communications solutions," said Michael E. Jalbert, chairman and chief executive officer of EFJ, Inc. "This JISCC solution provides rapid-deploy communications infrastructure to support onsite command communications and provide interoperable emergency communications to local first responders," Jalbert added. As announced on May 9, 2006, EFJ, Inc received an initial $4 million contract for Project 25 compliant radios and repeaters for disaster relief communications.
EFJohnson is a leading provider of two way radios and communication systems for law enforcement, fire fighters, EMS, and the military. Founded in 1923, the company has a lengthy history of leadership in numerous communication industry standards initiatives and organizations and was one of the first developers of wireless communications products to be fully compliant with federal government Project 25 interoperability standards. EFJohnson offers a comprehensive portfolio of digital and analog radio communications solutions which assist in effectively and affordably managing the transition to digital P25 compliant systems. For more information, visit http://www.EFJohnson.com.
About EFJ, Inc
EFJ, Inc. is the Irving, Texas based parent company to industry-leading wireless telecommunications solutions businesses. EFJ, Inc. is home to the EFJohnson Company, one of the first developers of Project 25 mobile communications products and solutions and Transcrypt International, a leader in secure communication solutions. For more information, visit http://www.efji.com.
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