Micronetics, Inc. (NASDAQ:NOIZ) announced today that it has been awarded a contract, valued at approximately $2.0 million, from a leading U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) prime contractor. The contract is to design, develop, and deliver initial quantities of a key microwave subassembly. Dave Robbins, CEO of Micronetics, remarked "This is a new subassembly win for Micronetics on an important department of defense program, and helps validate our ability to pursue and win new business from tier-one industry leaders." Micronetics manufactures microwave and radio frequency (RF) components and integrated subassemblies used in a variety of defense, aerospace and commercial applications. Micronetics also manufactures and designs test equipment and components that test the strength, durability and integrity of communication signals in communication equipment. Micronetics serves a diverse customer base, including BAE Systems, Boeing, Cobham, EADS, General Dynamics, ITT, L-3 Communications, Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman, Raytheon, Rockwell, Teradyne, and Thales. Additional information can be found on our website at www.micronetics.com. Some of the statements contained in this news release are forward-looking statements including statements regarding our ability to pursue and win new business from tier-one industry leaders. The accuracy of these statements cannot be guaranteed as they are subject to a variety of risks, including but not limited to reductions in spending by certain of our customers, yearly and quarterly fluctuations in our operating results, trends and factors affecting our markets which may reduce demand and pricing pressure on our products, our reliance on a limited number of customers, risk that federal government contracts may be terminated at any time, factors which may negatively affect our gross margins, our ability to attract and retain key technical and management personnel, our ability to operate and integrate acquired companies, our ability to manage our growth, disruptions in supply or production, increased levels of debt, our ability to protect our proprietary information, future economic conditions in our industry in general, as well as factors affecting DOD contract spending levels. The information in this release should be reviewed in conjunction with Micronetics' Annual Report on Form 10-K for its fiscal year ended March 31, 2011 as well as its other filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Shares of Micronetics (Nasdaq:NOIZ) have taken a tremendous swing upward. The stock is trading at $7.33 as of 9:35 a.m. ET, 25.3% above Thursday's closing price of $5.85. Volume is at 40,334, 4.1 times the daily average of 9,800.