EF Johnson Technologies, Inc. Secures $1.8 Million Order from US Dept of Defense Customer

Company’s Project 25 compliant portable and mobile radios to support military applications

Irving, TX – March 31, 2010 – EF Johnson Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: EFJI) announced today that it has received an order from a US Department of Defense (DoD) customer. Pursuant to the order, valued at $1.8 million, the Company shipped its ES Series Project 25 compliant portable and mobile radios and accessories to the customer during the first quarter.

“The DoD has deployed a multitude of ES Series radios over the years, and this order further demonstrates the effectiveness of these portable and mobile radios in military applications,” said Michael Jalbert, president and chief executive officer of EF Johnson Technologies, Inc. “Military users need interoperable, reliable, rugged, standards-based communications solutions. Our ES Series of radios meet the military specifications for extreme temperatures, vibration, and shock. They have passed interoperability tests at government facilities, in independent test labs, in the labs of our competitors, and in everyday field use.”

“Also, the Enhanced (AMBE+2) P25 Vocoder provides loud, clear digital audio that filters out background noise. This filter is crucial for effective communications among personnel in sensitive situations. We are pleased to provide a solution for our military through our ES Series portable and mobile radios,” Jalbert added.

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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