EFJ, Inc. Receives $2.3 Million in Contracts From U.S. Navy

IRVING, Texas, Nov. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- EFJ, Inc. (Nasdaq: EFJI) announced today that 3e Technologies International (3eTI) has received contracts totaling more than $2.3 million from the U.S. Navy to provide secure wireless communications...


IRVING, Texas, Nov. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- EFJ, Inc. (Nasdaq: EFJI) announced today that 3e Technologies International (3eTI) has received contracts totaling more than $2.3 million from the U.S. Navy to provide secure wireless communications for shipboard applications. 3eTI has received two incremental awards of $573,000 and $1.1 million to extend 3eTI's force protection and installation management system solution for the U.S. Navy. Under a third award of $597,000, 3eTI will develop a maritime network solution for the U.S. Navy.

"Our 3eTI business is helping to improve homeland security, while developing technology that enables the Navy to better utilize its resources for shipboard communications," said Michael E. Jalbert, chairman and chief executive officer of EFJ, Inc. "These new contracts reflect the Navy's confidence in our ability to deliver sound, reliable wireless solutions."

3eTI has more than ten years of experience in providing specialized wireless solutions for the U.S. Navy. Several examples of contracts completed for the U.S. Navy in the past include developing a secure wireless sensor network to monitor the performance of shipboard equipment, critical area protection via video surveillance and chemical detection for Naval bases, and developing vessel boarding inspection systems to help protect U.S. waters from threats posed by foreign ships carrying cargo to the United States ports.

About EFJ, Inc.

Headquartered in Irving, Texas, EFJ, Inc. 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, 3e Technologies International, and Transcrypt International names. For more information, visit http://www.efji.com.

About 3e Technologies International

As part of EFJ, Inc.'s Secured Communications Division, 3eTI is a leading provider of FIPS 140-2 Validated WLAN products, including security and management server, mesh networking, supplicant and WLAN client devices. It offers wireless-enabled solutions for RFID, video surveillance, remote sensors, and location-based, context-aware telematics. 3eTI serves government, industrial and commercial users worldwide. For more information, visit http://www.3eti.com.

Safe Harbor

Certain matters discussed in this press release constitute forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements are subject to certain risks and uncertainties that could cause the actual results, performance or achievements to differ materially from those expressed, suggested or implied by the forward-looking statements due to a number of risk factors including, but not limited to the ability of encryption technology to safeguard data, the adoption by government users of FIPS 140-2 Validated cryptographic software, dependence on continued funding of governmental agency programs, general economic and business conditions, and other risks detailed in EFJ's reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including its Annual Report on Form 10-K for the period ended December 31, 2006 and in the company's subsequent filings with the SEC. These forward-looking statements are made as of the date of this press release and EFJ undertakes no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements.

SOURCE EFJ, Inc.