MITCHEL FIELD, N.Y., Feb. 08, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Frequency Electronics, Inc. (NASDAQ:FEIM) announced today that since the second quarter of fiscal 2017, its wholly owned subsidiary FEI-Elcom Tech has received over $5 million dollars in funded orders and related requirements contracts, on a sole source basis, to supply advanced synthesizer sub-systems for US Air Force and US Navy end use.
These Elcom synthesizer products incorporate fast switching, very low phase noise, proprietary technology employed in EW (electronic warfare) and ELINT (electronic intelligence) applications including threat simulation and missile defense.
Jim Davis, President of FEI-Elcom Tech, commented: "We are especially pleased at this time to have received these orders in support of important US Air Force and Navy programs because these programs, along with many others, have for an extended period been subject to budget processing delays. Now, shipments are to begin this month, February 2017."
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