MITCHEL FIELD, N.Y., Dec. 13, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Frequency Electronics, Inc. (NASDAQ:FEIM) has received initial funding to provide special satellite payload subsystem units under three contracts aggregating approximately $7 million dollars. The contracts call for engineering and flight units for secure US GOV/DOD end use. Also included is sponsorship for development of special advanced subsystem units with large long term applications potential. The units to be provided incorporate Frequency's small size, light weight, low power and low phase noise synthesizer technology. Frequency is selected for this special work because of the Company's established leadership standing in timing and frequency generation technology. Completion of the work called for under these new contracts is targeted for early 2018.
Commenting on the award, Martin Bloch CEO said: "We are particularly pleased with the timing of these three new awards. The recent releases of some previously delayed programs is very much in line with our expectation of signs of a recovery in satellite business beginning at the end of this year."
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 satellite payloads and in other commercial, government and military systems including 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 46 GHz, for space and other challenging environments."
Subsidiaries and Affiliates: Gillam-FEI provides expertise in network synchronization and monitoring; FEI-Zyfer provides GPS and secure timing ("SAASM") capabilities for critical military and commercial applications; FEI-Asia provides cost effective manufacturing capabilities; 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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Contact information: Martin B. Bloch, President and CEO: TELEPHONE: (516) 794-4500 WEBSITE: www.frequencyelectronics.com