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Hurricane in St. Augustine?Good Tuesday morning. Having left the frozen North for the sunny South, it looks like Hurricane Matthew could present some issues on Friday for those of us in the home office here in St Augustine Fl. Be aware that under any c... read more >

Defenshield Staff Completes Antiterrorism/Force Protection TrainingDefenshield is proud to announce its staff has completed Antiterrorism Awareness Training for 2016. The purpose of this training is to increase awareness of terrorism and to improve the ability of applying personal protective... read more >

Defenshield announces strong fourth quarter growth for 2014As the year comes to a close Defenshield continues to expand its customer base and generate new products. Following the relocation of the corporate offices to St. Augustine Florida, the company is experiencing the most activ... read more >

Defenshield announces move to St. Augustine, FLAfter an extensive search for the new corporate headquarters of Defenshield its founder and CEO, Collins White, has announced St. Augustine, Florida will be the new home of the company.

Defenshield's decision came aft... read more >

Defenshield announces the successful conclusion of lawsuitDefenshield, Inc. ("Defenshield") is pleased to announce the successful conclusion of the lawsuit filed against First Choice Armor & Equipment, Inc. and D-Back Holdings, Inc. for infringement of Defenshield's U.S. Patent No 7... read more >

U.S. Department of State responds to terrorist threats with purchase of Defenshield products.U.S. Department of State responds to terrorist threats with purchase of Defenshield products.

Adding to equipment already in place at embassies in Greece, Afghanistan, and Kuwait, the US Department of State has jus... read more >

Defenshield announces partnership with Peak Beam Systems, Inc. Defenshield is proud to announce its new partnership with Peak Beam Systems, Inc.

Peak Beam Systems, Inc. is a leader in the design and manufacture of high-intensity illumination devices for military and security ... read more >

Defenshield Announces Deployment of its MDFPsDefenshield announces the deployment of its MDFPs, custom designed defensive positions, .50 caliber ballistic resistant window system and Ballistic Resistant Enclosure Window Shields (BREWS) in seven more power generation fac... read more >

Defenshield Showcases Latest Product Development

Defenshield showcased it latest product development project at the Association of the United States Army (AUSA) Annual Meeting and Exposition in Washington DC. The STEGO® Modular Armor System demonstration was a huge ... read more >

Defenshield Announces Completion of Ballistics Work Station

Defenshield announces the completion of installation of one of our custom ballistics work stations installed for the United States Mint in Washington, DC. This ballistic work station was designed by Defenshield's engineer... read more >

Defenshield Announces Largest Asian DistributorDefenshield is proud to announce our largest Asian distributor has placed an order for over 320 products from our product line, including 100 MDFPs. This order incorporated four specially designed accessories to include a MD... read more >

Defenshield Introduces PointMan Handheld ShieldsDefenshield proudly introduces a new group of products to their PointMan® family of handheld shields. PointMan Ballistic Shields join Defenshield's line of riot shields and briefcase inserts as one of the lightest handhe... read more >

Defenshield SafePoints Protect the President, United Nations DelegatesPresident Obama and his staff are feeling safer this week while participating in the United Nations Security Council Meetings in New York City, knowing they are protected by Defenshield SafePoint units as part of their securi... read more >

10th Mountain Division Orders MOLLE Adaptable Grenade Dispensers (MAG-D)3rd BCT, 10th Mountain Division (TF Spartan) has placed an order for 2400 MOLLE Adaptable Grenade Dispensers (MAG-D) in support of their combat operation in Southern Afghanistan. MAG-D was designed by Marine Noncommissioned ... read more >

Defenshield Announces Largest Domestic Order

Defenshield would like to thank the National Guard Bureau for their recent order of 108 MDFPs which will be distributed to nearly 30 National Guard locations around the country. These MDFPs were purchased with a number of... read more >

Defenshield Staff Completes Anti-Piracy Training CourseMaine Maritime Academy (MMA) partnered with International Maritime Security Network (IMSN) to offer a pilot anti-piracy course on the MMA campus March 9-10, 2010. The course, lead by IMSN staff, taught mariners techniques to ... read more >

Defenshield MDFP's "Instrumental" in Pentagon ShootingDefenshield has received confirmation that its Mobile Defensive Fighting Positions (MDFP's) located at the Metro Station entrance to the Pentagon were "instrumental in protecting the officers during the incident".read more >

Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort, SC Deploys MDFP'sMarine Corps Air Station in Beaufort, SC has requested nearly a dozen DS-192 Mobile Defensive Fighting Positions for use at entry control points throughout the base.  Units are expected to be delivered mid-December and w... read more >

Defenshield Anti-Piracy Equipment Appears on CNNDefenshield’s bullet and blast resistant Rail Cap appeared on CNN’s “The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer” this week in a segment on ships fighting back against piracy. A video of the show is currentl... read more >

Defenshield reaches 1,000 MDFP units deployed globallyDefenshield announces the deployment of its 1,000th Mobile Defensive Fighting Position (MDFP) with an award for 20 units from U.S. Marine Corps Base at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina.

Since the company’s i... read more >

MDFPs Deploy to Turkey and Greece; Defenshield President Returns to IraqU.S. Air Base at Incirlik, Turkey has issued an order for 14 Defenshield Mobile Defensive Fighting Positions (MDFPs) to be used at entry control points throughout the base. Units will be fitted with Bridgeport accessories to... read more >

Defenshield President Visits Iraq, Plans Return Trip SoonDefenshield President Collins White recently traveled to Iraq for meetings with several Iraqi ministers regarding the equipment needs of the Iraqi Army as it establishes its own public security infrastructure.

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Defenshield Director of Sales appointed to AUSA Board of DirectorsLee Hinkleman, Director of Sales at East Syracuse-based Defenshield Inc. was appointed to the Board of Directors of the Northern New York – Fort Drum Chapter of the Association of the United States Army (AUSA) last even... read more >

National Commander Dave Rehbein visits DefenshieldAmerican Legion United States National Commander Dave Rehbein (second from left) visited East Syracuse-based Defenshield Inc. yesterday. The Commander’s visit included a tour of the company’s engineering and test... read more >

American Legion United States National Commander visiting on April 15thAmerican Legion United States National Commander Dave Rehbein will visit Defenshield on April 15th. The Commander’s visit will include a tour of the company’s engineering and test facility at 14 Corporate Circle,... read more >

New Website, New Products, New Growth in Central New YorkDefenshield Inc., an engineering and development company specializing in bullet, blast and fragment resistant equipment for the government, military, law enforcement and the private sector, announces the launch of its new web... read more >

Defenshield to deploy more than $1 million in life-saving Mobile Defensive Fighting Positions and Barrier Caps to U.S. military in Iraq and North CarolinaDefenshield Inc., a developer and manufacturer of bullet, blast and fragment resistant equipment for the government, military, law enforcement and the private sector, has been awarded contracts by three different branches of ... read more >

US Army’s Rapid Equipping Force Awards $3.5M Contract for Defenshield Mobile Defensive Fighting PositionsUtilizing Fiscal Year 2008 (FY08) Department of Defense funding, the US Army’s Rapid Equipping Force (REF) recently requested over 250 Defenshield Mobile Defensive Fighting Positions (MDFPs) be deployed to high-threat c... read more >

Defenshield partners with North American Specialty Glass to Offer Transparent Armor SolutionsDefenshield is pleased to announce a strategic partnership with North American Specialty Glass (NASG) – a premier transparent armor supplier based in Trumbauersville, PA.

NASG’s full line of flat ar... read more >

Marines Incorporate Defenshield into Upgraded Traffic Control PointsAdditional shipments of Defenshield Mobile Defensive Fighting Positions (MDFPs) are on their way to support U.S. Marine operations in Iraq and Afghanistan. There are now over 500 MDFPs deployed in the Middle East, protecting... read more >

Widespread deployment of Defenshield MDFPs in 20072007 was a busy year for Defenshield – filled with key installations and the development of innovative new ballistic protection products. Defenshield’s Mobile Defensive Fighting Positions (MDFPs) were further dep... read more >

FY08 Defense Appropriation Bill includes $3.5M for Defenshield MDFP'sOn Tuesday, President Bush signed into law the FY08 Department of Defense Appropriation Bill, which includes $3.5M for the U.S. Army to procure additional Defenshield Mobile Defensive Fighting Positions (MDFP’s).
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U.S. Army Rapid Equipping Force orders Defenshield DS-192 MDFP’sDefenshield Inc. received an initial delivery order from the U.S. Army’s Rapid Equipping Force (REF) for 50 Mobile Defensive Fighting Positions (MDFP’s) as part of an indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contra... read more >

Defenshield MDFP’s to protect Air Force Base Entry Control PointsMaxwell-Gunter Air Force Base in Montgomery, Alabama, home of Air University and the 42nd Air Base Wing, has requested Defenshield Mobile Defensive Fighting Positions (MDFP’s) to enhance overwatch security at various EC... read more >

Defenshield product line on the DHS Authorized Equipment ListDefenshield Inc. has recently updated its listing on the DHS Authorized Equipment List, also known as the Responders Knowledge Base (RKB) www.rkb.mipt.org. This comprehensive database h... read more >

More Defenshield MDFP’s on their way to support US Marines in IraqIn a contract award valued in excess of $1.3M, I Marine Expeditionary Force this morning requested additional DS-192 MDFP's to support operations in Iraq. This award brings the total of MDFP's protecting and saving the lives ... read more >

Prince William County Courthouse enhances security with MDFPImpressed by the Defenshield Mobile Defensive Fighting Position at the Force Protection Equipment Demonstration (FPED) at Quantico Marine Corp Base in Virginia, Prince William County has added a new MDFP to protect its courth... read more >

Defenshield MDFPs Continue to Save the Lives of US Marines in Iraq, photos from the battlefield included.Since January 2005 over 300 Defenshield Mobile Defensive Fighting Positions (MDFPs) have been deployed in Iraq to protect US and Iraqi security forces during national elections and day-to-day security operations. Word has sp... read more >

Defenshield sponsoring Jammin' Blues Tent at NYS Blues FestivalDefenshield Inc. announces its sponsorship of the Jammin' Blues Tent at the New York State Blues Festival in Syracuse, NY, July 22 – 23, 2006. The Festival is located downtown in beautiful Clinton Square and is the largest f... read more >

Preview Defenshield’s Appearance on Alexander Haig’s World Business Review SeriesMulti-Media Productions (USA), Inc. announces that Defenshield, Inc. will be featured on World Business Review, hosted by General Alexander Haig on Sunday May 7, 2006 on CNBC (as paid programming).

Government, th... read more >

Defenshield One of the First Companies to Successfully Test Window Units to Meet FEMA SpecificationsDefenshield one of the first companies to successfully test window units to meet FEMA specifications at HP White Labs in Street, MD.... read more >

Defenshield Inc. has been awarded a $2M contract from BAE Systems for its DS-192-P Mobile Defensive Fighting PositionsDefenshield Inc. has been awarded a $2M contract from BAE Systems for its DS-192-P Mobile Defensive Fighting Positions (MDFP) to be deployed in South West Asia in support of the war on terrorism. Deliveries will begin in May... read more >

DS-181 Units ordered for use on Navy Ships at portII Marine Expeditionary Unit based at Camp Pendleton, CA orders DS-181 units for use on Navy ships at port. ... read more >

Defenshield Awarded Contract to Provide .50 cal AP Resistant WindowsDefenshield awarded contract by independent third-party defense contractor to provide .50 cal AP resistant windows for permanent construction buildings. Windows are available in any size up to 48"x48" and have been independen... read more >

Defenshield Mobile Fighting Positions are saving lives in Iraq.The II Marine Expeditionary Force has ordered additional DS-181-P mobile fighting positions for use during the upcoming Iraqi National Elections and Referendum. Similar units were deployed during the first Iraqi Government El... read more >

Defenshield teams with the Onondaga County Sheriffs OfficeDefenshield Inc. announces deployment of its DS-131 bullet, blast and fragment resistant partition for inclusion in the "Tools Of the Trade" display by the Onondaga County Sheriffs Office (OCSO) at the 2005 New York State Fai... read more >

Defenshield, Patented ProtectionDefenshield Inc. is proud to announce issuance of US Patent 6,907,811, covering our Mobile Defensive Fighting Position.

Defenshield Inc. has developed a certified tool for the immediate protection of American... read more >

Defenshield Demonstrates the Mobile Defensive Fighting Position at the Washington National Convention CenterDefenshield Inc. is proud to demonstrate our Mobile Defensive Fighting Positions at the Washington National Convention Center hosting GovSec, the Government Security equipment and services show.

This annual eve... read more >

Defenshield Demonstrates the Mobile Defensive Fighting Position at FPED VDefenshield Inc. will demonstrate several of our Mobile Defensive Fighting Positions at FPED V at the Quantico Marine Corp base in northern Virginia April 26 - 28.

This bi-annual demonstration, hosted by the J... read more >

Defenshield partitions heighten security during upcoming Iraqi electionsDefenshield Inc. announces deployment of its DS-181 bullet, blast and fragment resistant partitions to polling locations for the upcoming Iraqi elections.

Through a contract valued in excess of $250,000,... read more >