WEST MELBOURNE, FL, October 31, 2017 – RELM Wireless Corporation (NYSE American: RWC) today announced that it has been named as a supplier under a contract issued by the U.S. Department of the Interior (DoI). The contract is for the procurement of a range of equipment, including P25 digital two-way radios and related equipment, by all agencies of the DoI. The maximum total value of the contract is $3 billion with a five-year term commencing on October 1, 2017, and ending on September 30, 2022. The contract names a select group of suppliers, including RELM, that meet established qualifications. The contract does not specify or guarantee purchase dates or quantities of equipment from any particular named supplier.
RELM President Timothy Vitou commented, “We are pleased to continue our longstanding support of the DoI, which spans more than 20 years. This contract, as well as the recently announced BPA from the U.S. Forest Service, and the extended duration of these relationships, serve as a testament to the confidence emergency responders have in our products As we have for almost three decades, RELM is proud to support the forest service wildland firefighting professionals. With so many lives on the line in critical situations, ours is a support role that the entire company takes very seriously, and one that we value a great deal. The USFS has relied upon thousands of our BK Radio products in wildland fire suppression efforts over the years; first deploying our E-Series analog radios, our G-Series analog radios, our P-25 digital D-Series radios, and more recently migrating to our P25 digital KNG and KNG2-Series radios. We are committed to our relationship with the USFS for the full term of this BPA and for many years thereafter.”