Shield made in DeWitt praised for protecting officers in Pentagon attackSyracuse, NY
Mobile shields made by a DeWitt company helped to protect police officers from a man who tried to shoot his way into the Pentagon March 4.
Defenshield Inc. said Pentagon officials told the company the day after... read more >
Defenshield Anti-Piracy Equipment Appears on CNNJacksonville, FL
Defenshield’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 >
Do You Want to Know a Secret?London, England
With security such a sensitive issue, discovering what type of high resistance glazing is needed can be tricky. But however shy the client, it’s vital to find out.
Were Robert Hooke alive now, and looking... read more >
'Sweat Hogs' reinforce Baghdadi TCPAL ASAD, Iraq
Marines from Marine Wing Support Squadron 273 recently spent time making traffic control in a local Iraqi town a little safer.
A group of engineers from the “Sweat Hogs” spent four days rebuilding a... read more >
1/1’s Alpha Co. helps secure FallujahFALLUJAH, Iraq
For Marines, manning one of the only entrances available for entry into Fallujah from the city’s western side can mean long hours exercising extreme focus even during times of boredom, and using a sixth sense to detect ... read more >
Falluja’s Calm Is Seen as Fragile if U.S. LeavesFalluja, Iraq
A police officer staffs a checkpoint at an entrance to Falluja. The Marines are dividing the city into 10 concrete-walled precincts, each with its own police station and ... read more >
U.S. places E. Syracuse company's largest orderWashington DC
After the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, former Carrier Corp. engineer Collins White started a company in his living room with a simple idea: He wanted to make blast shields to protect officers at security check points. <... read more >
Defenshield to move to new homeDeWitt, NY
Defenshield, Inc., a local developer of bullet-and-blast resistant products, is moving to an expanded headquarters to keep pace with the firm’s rapid growth.
The company’s plans to move into the new... read more >
More Defenshield MDFP's on their way to support US Marines in Iraq
In a contract award valued in excess of $1.3 million, I Marine Expeditionary Force has requested additional DS-192 Mobile Defensive Fighting positions (MDFP) to support operations in Iraq.
This award brings th... read more >
Defenshield builds sales by saving livesDeWitt, NY
Collins White, President of Defenshield Inc., flew home to Syracuse in October 2001 noting the airports full of well-armed National Guard, state troopers, and local police - all wearing little body armor.
At tha... read more >
Defenshield MDFPs save lives in Iraq
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 daytoday security operations.
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Defenshields Headed to Iraq
This is a bit smaller than the contracts we usually cover, but (a) it’s interesting; and (b) it covers an item that is being procured and deployed in theater. Veteran-owned Defenshield Inc. of Syracuse, NY ha... read more >
Defenshield awarded $2 million contract for life-saving MDFP Units
Defenshield 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 beg... read more >
Defenshield plans expansion
Collins White, president, CEO, and founder of the company, plans to close in the next week on about 12 acres of land and a 1,200-square-foot building on Route 31 in Cicero. White will lease the land and building, which cost $... read more >
Upstate NY Congressman John McHugh nominated Secretary of the ArmyWashington DC
President Barack Obama has picked a New York Repub... read more >
Bush Sending More Troops to Iraq on Brink of War
George W. Bush told Americans he would send over 2... read more >
U.S. Democrat Might Consider Troop Boost in Iraq
President George W. Bush is likely to link any sho... read more >