Wireless Applications

EFJ Receives U.S. Navy Contracts Totaling $2.3 Million

November 7, 2007

3eTI, part of EFJ's Secured Communications Division, will develop wireless shipboard communications systems.

IRVING, TX /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- EFJ Inc. announced 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 its force-protection and installation-management system 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 U.S. ports.

About EFJ Inc.
Headquartered in Irving, TX, 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.

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.

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