EF Johnson Technologies, Inc. Named on Contract from U.S. Internal Revenue Service

Company to provide P25 compliant two-way radios

Irving, TX – December 8, 2009 – EF Johnson Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: EFJI) today announced that it has been named as one of several contractors under a contract issued by the U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS). The contract is an indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (ID/IQ) contract which allows various federal government agencies to purchase P25 digital two-way radios and related equipment from time to time from a select group of companies, including EF Johnson Technologies, Inc.

“We have a lengthy and proud tradition of providing secure wireless communications solutions to the Federal government,” said Michael Jalbert, president and chief executive officer of EF Johnson Technologies, Inc. “This contract is the latest validation of our commitment. Our award-winning ES Series of Project 25 compliant radios deploy the second-generation Enhanced (AMBE+2) Project 25 Vocoder for superior voice quality and reduction of background noise, solid construction, federally certified encryption algorithms, and compliance with military specifications for extreme temperatures, vibration, and shock. We are honored to be named on this contract and look forward to providing the government agencies with our solutions.”

The maximum total value of the five-year contract is $750 million; however, the contract does not specify purchase dates or quantities of equipment from any specific contractor.

About EF Johnson Technologies, Inc.

EF Johnson Technologies, Inc. is an independent subsidiary of JVCKENWOOD Corporation. Headquartered in Irving, Texas, EFJohnson focuses on innovating, developing and marketing the highest quality secure communications solutions to organizations whose mission is to protect and save lives. The Company’s customers include first responders in public safety and public service, the federal government, and industrial organizations. The Company’s products are marketed under the EFJohnson and Kenwood brands. For more information, visit www.efjohnson.com.


JVCKENWOOD is a global manufacturer specializing in Automotive and Professional System Solutions. It was reborn as one company in October 2011 through the merger of Victor Company of Japan, Limited (JVC) and Kenwood Corporation (Kenwood) three years after management integration. JVCKENWOOD operates four business segments, Car Electronics, Professional Systems, Optical & Audio, and Entertainment Software with image, sound, and radio technologies, as well as infotainment and visual software. JVCKENWOOD creates excitement and peace of mind, while aiming to achieve profitable growth and become a business group that is widely trusted by society. For more information, visit http://www.jvckenwood.co.jp/en/.

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