Survivability Systems Press Releases
January 13, 2014
New Med-Eng Multi-Mission TAC 6 Explosive Protection Suit Featured at 2014 SHOT Show
The Med-Eng® brand announced today that its new multi-mission TAC 6 suit and visor ensemble for tactical officers will be introduced at the 2014 Shooting, Hunting, Outdoor Trade Show and Conference (SHOT Show) from January 14 -17 in Las Vegas, Nev. This high-mobility protective equipment addresses the increasing threats posed by explosive devices during operations. Frontline personnel including breachers, dog handlers, High Risk Search teams and bomb disposal technicians supporting tactical teams, face these dual threats in addition to conventional ballistic threats. Med-Eng joined The Safariland Group of brands in 2013.
November 18, 2013
Elite European Forces Select Med-Eng EOD9 for Multi-Threat Blast Protection
Med-Eng®, a brand of The Safariland Group, announced today that it has recently been awarded contracts totalling more than $7,000,000 to provide multi-threat blast protection equipment to elite bomb disposal technicians in four European countries. The suit and helmet ensemble offers protection and operational capabilities to frontline personnel disposing of Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) and other explosive materials in both military and public safety operations.
September 23, 2013
The Safariland Group Acquires the Med-Eng® Explosive Ordnance Disposal and Crew Survivability Businesses of Allen-Vanguard Corporation
The Safariland Group (the “Company”), a leading provider of safety and survivability products for law enforcement, military, tactical, professional and outdoor markets has acquired the explosive ordnance disposal (“EOD”) and crew survivability (“CS) businesses (the “Businesses”) of Allen-Vanguard Corporation, the leader in customized solutions for defeating terrorist and extremist threats. The Businesses acquired include the Med-Eng® brand of EOD bomb suits and remotely operated vehicles and the crew survivability products include customized blast attenuation seats and thermal management systems. The Businesses are located in Ottawa and Pembroke, Canada and Ogdensburg, New York.