Johnson Outdoors Inc. One of Eight Vendors to Share in Consolidated Military Contract

Thursday, 12 July 2007
Johnson OutdoorsRACINE, Wis.- (Business Wire)-July 11, 2007 - Johnson Outdoors Inc. (Nasdaq: JOUT) today announced the Company, along with seven other unrelated vendors, has been tapped for a contract covering a variety of military shelters, trailers and other military supply components. This marks the third year of the contract, originally announced in September 2005, under which total combined orders could range from a minimum value of $25,000 to a maximum cumulative total value of $96 million across all eight vendors combined. No orders have been placed with Johnson Outdoors under the renewed contract.
In 2005, the Company was named one of the multiple vendors eligible to share in the single contract consolidating military purchases for a variety of goods for all branches of service. Under the first two years of the contract, the Company has received orders totaling $31.4 million.

Johnson Outdoors is a leading global outdoor recreation company that turns ideas into adventure with innovative, top-quality products. The company designs, manufactures and markets a portfolio of winning, consumer-preferred brands across four categories: Watercraft, Marine Electronics, Diving and Outdoor Equipment. Johnson Outdoors' familiar brands include, among others: Old Town(R) canoes and kayaks; Ocean Kayak(TM) and Necky(R) kayaks; Lendal(TM) paddles; Escape(R) electric boats; Minn Kota(R) motors; Cannon(R) downriggers; Humminbird(R) and Fishin' Buddy(R) fishfinders; SCUBAPRO(R), UWATEC(R) and Seemann Sub(TM) dive equipment; Silva(R) compasses and digital instruments; and Eureka!(R) tents. The Company has 23 locations around the world and employs 1,300 people.

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