EFJ, Inc.'s EFJohnson Subsidiary Receives $1 Million Order from DHS

IRVING, Texas, Oct. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- EFJ, Inc. (Nasdaq: EFJI) announced today that its EFJohnson subsidiary has received an order from the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The $1 million order calls for EFJohnson to provide the agency with its Project 25 compliant Trunked IP25(TM) Infrastructure System along with the company's portable and mobile radios.

"We are pleased to assist the DHS in upgrading their P25 first responder network and completing their critical communication objectives," said Michael E. Jalbert, chairman and chief executive officer of EFJ, Inc. "With the addition of the IP25 system, the agency will have the ability to deploy the IP25 network in a disaster area to support the mission at hand. The IP25 system will improve spectrum efficiency in field operations by allowing more users to utilize the limited RF channels without interference. It will also provide additional support with an interoperability gateway from federal agencies to state and local responders." The company expects to ship the order by the end of the year, Jalbert added.

About EFJohnson

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 secure wireless and private wireless solution businesses. EFJ, Inc. is home to 3e Technologies International, a leading provider of FIPS validated wireless data infrastructure and software with interoperable security; the EFJohnson Company, one of the first developers of Project 25 mobile communications products and solutions; and Transcrypt International, a leader in secure solutions to protect sensitive voice communications. For more information, visit http://www.efji.com.

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