|Frequency Electronics Announces $4 Million Order for FEI-Elcom Tech Inc.|
MITCHEL FIELD, N.Y., June 28, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Frequency Electronics, Inc. (FEIM) announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, FEI-Elcom Tech Inc. has received an Authorization to Proceed on a contract to provide ultra-low phase noise, fast switching microwave synthesizers. The total value of the contract is expected to exceed $4 million and is to be completed in less than twelve months. The contract calls for broadband 18 GHz synthesizers with recently developed IF modulation flatness technology required for new demands within Electronic Warfare applications.
Frequency's New York operation is integrating FEI-Elcom's advanced microwave technology in synthesizers, receivers and up/down converters for use in the Company's primary satellite and hosted payload systems and additional C4ISR applications.
Jim Davis, CEO of FEI-Elcom, said, "By working collaboratively with our customers and maintaining our long term and on going strategy of investment in synthesizer technology, we were able to provide substantive new functionality to the product line resulting in the new contract award. Additional benefits include the ability to cost effectively upgrade legacy systems and adding a new core competency to our product development portfolio. It is gratifying to see a win-win solution in the form of this new order and we look forward to follow on business as the advantages of the technology become known within the EW community."
About Frequency Electronics
Frequency Electronics, Inc. is a world leader in the design, development and manufacture of high precision timing, frequency control and synchronization products for space and terrestrial applications. Frequency's products are used in commercial, government and military systems, including satellite payloads, C4ISR markets, missiles, UAVs, aircraft, GPS, secure radios, energy exploration and wireline and wireless communication networks. Frequency has received over 100 awards of excellence for achievements in providing high performance electronic assemblies for over 150 space and DOD programs. The Company invests significant resources in research and development and strategic acquisitions world-wide to expand its capabilities and markets.
Frequency's Mission Statement: "Our mission is to provide precision time and low phase noise frequency generation systems from 1 Hz to 42 GHz, for space and other challenging environments."
Subsidiaries and Affiliates: Gillam-FEI provides expertise in wireline network synchronization and SCADA; FEI-Zyfer provides GPS and secure timing ("SAASM") capabilities for critical military and commercial applications; FEI-Asia provides cost effective manufacturing and distribution capabilities in a high growth market; FEI-Elcom Tech provides added resources for state-of-the-art RF microwave products. Frequency's Morion affiliate supplies high-quality, cost effective quartz oscillators and components. Additional information is available on the Company's website: www.frequencyelectronics.com
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