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WEST MELBOURNE, FL / ACCESSWIRE / November 23, 2021 / BK Technologies Corporation (NYSE American: BKTI) today announced that the Wyoming State Forestry Division has selected BK’s new BKR 5000 portable communications technology for purchase and deployment as the agency implements its program replacement lifecycle and extends its communications products for use in their State Trust Land Management, Fire Management and Forestry Assistance Programs.
BK Technologies has provided wearable communication technology to the Wyoming State Forestry Division for many years, spanning generations of the company’s product line. Based in Cheyenne, the forestry division is responsible for the management of approximately 263,000 acres of forest trust land across the state, which includes timber management and harvesting; management of crown lands for long-term forest health and productivity; fire management on 3.6 million acres of Crown land; and cooperative fire management on private and federal lands. The Wyoming State Forestry Division currently has 48 full-time and 4 seasonal employees.
Tim Vitou, President of BK Technologies, said, “We are delighted to have this opportunity to continue our long-standing partnership with the Wyoming State Forestry Division as they begin a lifecycle replacement program. and the expansion of their portable communications equipment. The agency is responsible for the management and protection of a vast geographic expanse, and the seamless transition of legacy to new communications technology is vital to the safety of its field staff.Our BKR 5000 delivers the most high level of durability and reliability, and has interoperability with legacy BK radios, a valuable advantage as the forestry division expands its radio stock with new equipment. both public and private lands across the state.
The BKR 5000 is available in three levels allowing maximum flexibility and customization for critical user needs and has been designed to meet the demands of today’s public safety communication environment. The BKR 5000 was designed and developed by the engineering team at BK Technologies with broad input from customers to incorporate the features and options needed by first responders.
A full line of accessories are available, including smart battery and charging solutions, IP68 remote speaker microphones and the popular BK Wildland Fire “clamshell” alkaline battery. The new BKR 5000 is expected to be a platform that enhances BK’s ability to address important new verticals, resulting in increased growth and market share.
About BK Technologies
BK Technologies Corporation is an American holding company with deep roots in the public safety communications industry, with its operating subsidiary manufacturing high specification American communications equipment of unmatched reliability and value in use. public security professionals and government agencies. BK Technologies is honored to serve our public safety heroes with reliable equipment when every moment counts. The Company’s common shares trade on the US NYSE market under the symbol “BKTI”. Headquartered in West Melbourne, Florida, BK Technologies can be contacted through its website at www.bktechnologies.com or directly at 1-800-821-2900.
This press release contains certain forward-looking statements which are made in accordance with the “Safe Harbor” provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements relate to the operations, economic performance and financial condition of the Company and are based on much on the beliefs and expectations of the Company. These statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause the actual results, performance or achievements of the Company, or the results of the industry, to be materially different from the results, performance or achievements. futures expressed or implied by these forward-looking statements. These factors and risks, some of which have been, and may still be, exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic, include, but are not limited to: technological changes or advancements; the success of our land mobile radio product line; successful introduction of new products and technologies, including our ability to successfully develop and sell our planned new multiband product and other related products in the planned new BKR Series product line; competition in the land mobile radio industry; general economic and business conditions, including budget deficits and spending limitations of federal, state and local governments, any impact of a prolonged US government shutdown and the continuing effects of the COVID-19 pandemic; the availability, conditions and deployment of capital; dependence on subcontractors and suppliers; risks associated with fixed price contracts; a heavy reliance on sales to US government agencies and our ability to comply with the requirements of contracts, laws and regulations relating to such sales; allocations by government agencies among several suppliers approved under existing agreements; our ability to comply with US tax laws and to use deferred tax assets; our ability to attract and retain senior management, skilled workers and key personnel; our ability to manage our growth; our ability to identify potential candidates and to carry out acquisition, disposal or investment transactions, and the risks inherent in being a non-controlling shareholder in a company; the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the companies in which the Company has investments; the impact of our capital allocation strategy; risks associated with maintaining our brand and reputation; impact of government regulation; rising health care costs; our activities with manufacturers located in other countries, including changes in US government and foreign government trade and pricing policies, as well as any other impact resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic; our inventories and debt levels; the protection of our intellectual property rights; fluctuations in our operating results and our share price; acts of war or terrorism, natural disasters and other catastrophic events, such as the COVID-19 pandemic; any claim for infringement; data security breaches, cyber attacks and other factors impacting our technological systems; availability of adequate insurance coverage; maintaining our NYSE American listing; the risks associated with being a holding company; and the effect on our share price and our ability to raise equity from future sales of shares of our common shares. Certain of these factors and risks, as well as other risks and uncertainties, are described in more detail in the Company’s annual report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2020, and in documents subsequently filed by the Company with the SEC. These forward-looking statements are made as of the date of this press release, and the Company assumes no obligation to update any forward-looking statements or to update the reasons why actual results could differ from those projected in the forward-looking statements. .
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