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Frequency Electronics wins $20.3M mercury ion atomic clock contract
January 12, 2022 | Newsday

Frequency Electronics Inc. has won a $20.3 million contract to develop a next-generation atomic clock whose technology could be used to improve deep-space exploration as well as global positioning system navigation on Earth. The contract from the Office of Naval Research calls for the company to develop a mercury ion atomic clock based on research from the California Institute of Technology and NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California.

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Frequency Electronics, Inc. announces the award of a contract from the Office of Naval Research (ONR) to develop a Mercury Ion atomic clock for application to various US Naval platforms.
January 11, 2022 | GlobeNewswire

Contract value, if all options are exercised, is approximately $20.2M. The base period of the contract is two years with two additional options of two years and one year respectively. FEI CEO Stan Sloane commented, “We are extremely pleased to announce this award and an expanding relationship with ONR on advanced technology atomic clock development. The baseline technology of the Mercury Ion atomic clock was first developed by a Jet Propulsion laboratory (JPL) and California Institute of Technology team, under the DARPA ACES program. FEI will work with its industrial partners and other ONR-funded government organizations to continue that development and deliver pre-production prototypes under the contract. We are looking forward to working with ONR and our other partners to advance this exciting and groundbreaking technology.”

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Frequency Electronics, Inc. announces the selection of its precision oscillators for a critical national security satellite program.
July 30, 2020 | GlobeNewswire

The oscillators will provide the primary frequency reference for the communications payload and will be delivered to the prime contractor for integration into the satellite and ultimate delivery to the US government. The contract value is $18.98m, with a period of performance of approximately six years, inclusive of all options.
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Frequency Electronics’ Rubidium Atomic Clock Passes Muster Possibly for U.S.A.F.’s GPS IIIF Satellite
January 10, 2020 | Satnews Daily

Always great to pass a test and that’s what occurred when Frequency Electronics, Inc. (“FEI” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ-FEIM) announced its next generation Rubidium atomic clock successfully completed a Critical Design Review (CDR) by prime contractor Lockheed Martin Space for potential use on the U.S. Air Force’s GPS III Follow On (GPS IIIF) satellite program.
The Digital Rubidium Atomic Frequency Standard (DRAFS) clock is an evolution of previous generation Rubidium atomic clocks designed for space applications. The DRAFS clock leverages technology developed by FEI and currently in operation on several government satellites. The successful CDR allows the new DRAFS clock to move forward into fabrication and testing to verify performance.

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Frequency Electronics, Inc., subsidiary FEI-Elcom Tech, Inc., (Elcom), enhances the SPDRO line with improved phase noise
December 18, 2019 | GlobeNewswire

Elcom’s SPDRO’s are pushing barriers in commercial and military systems.  Utilizing the latest technologies, the miniature SPDRO sources employ a proprietary technique to phase lock a microwave DRO to a 10   MHz   crystal   reference. The   technique   utilizes   a single loop for reliable phase-lock performance. By using one loop, size, power consumption and cost are minimized.

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SIR-4100 ELINT/MASINT  Ultra – Performance, Receiver up to 40 GHz
November 5, 2019 | Product Release

The SIR-4000 uses the latest DSP technologies to meet the specific needs of the end user. Elcom recognized that in today’s real time threat environment one size does not fit all. The company goal was to provide the end user a tool that could cover a wider frequency range (up to 40 GHz) and instantaneous bandwidth (up to 2 GHz) critical to RWR applications.

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Frequency Electronics Launches Fourth Delivery to Aerospace Customer
September 3, 2019 | Proactive Investors

Frequency Electronics Inc (NASDAQ:FEIM) CEO Stanton Sloane tells Proactive that the New York-based firm, whose aerospace equipment has visited every planet in the solar system, has recently delivered its fourth Wide Area Augmentation System (WAAS) Timing and Frequency Conversion unit to one of its customers.

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FEI-Elcom Tech VPX Module Packs Pair of Fast Synthesizers
August 22, 2019 | Microwaves & RF

These compact VPX OSA modules each contain two RF/microwave frequency synthesizers with fast tuning speeds and low phase noise to help miniaturize radar, communications, and EW systems.

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Frequency Electronics, Inc. (FEI), SHF Down-converter Supports Data Rate Increase on the International Space Station
August 20, 2019 | Space Daily

FEI’s SHF Down-converter, incorporating the company’s state-of-the-art frequency conversion technology is helping NASA explore our universe.   Installed in the Space-to-Ground Transmitter, Receiver, and Controller (SGTRC) communications suite aboard the International Space Station (ISS), the down-converter is critical for high quality and high throughput data communications.

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Frequency Electronics to Qualify Atomic Clocks for Lockheed Martin
March 15, 2019 | Satellite/Satellite Today
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Frequency Electronics is Clocking In with Lockheed Martin Space
March 14, 2019 | SatNews

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