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Defenshield is proud to announce research partnership with Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Defenshield is proud to announce research partnership with Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

July 18th, 2017

ST. AUGUSTINE, FL – Defenshield Inc. is announcing its partnership with Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (ERAU).  This partnership includes research and development of new bullet, blast and fragment resistant materials and systems.  The combination of ERAU’s depth as a preeminent research university and Defenshield’s leadership in the commercialization of protective equipment across Military, Agency, Aviation, Nuclear and International customers means the Security professionals and VIP’s in harm’s way will now have access to the newest, most innovative economical solutions possible.  Utilizing Defenshield’s current relationship with virtually every US Federal Agency, ERAU and Defenshield are confident that the relationship will create new opportunities for both institutions in areas of commercialization and grant awards.

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University is the world’s largest, fully accredited university specializing in aviation and aerospace. The nonprofit, independent institution offers more than 75 baccalaureate, master’s and Ph.D. degree programs in its colleges of Arts & Sciences, Aviation, Business, Engineering and Security & Intelligence.  The university is a major research center, seeking solutions to real-world problems in partnership with the aerospace industry, other universities and government agencies.

Defenshield is a veteran-owned, SBA-certified small business, specializing in the engineering and development of the most capable NIJ and US Department of State certified bullet, blast, and fragment resistant equipment and furniture in the global market.

Uses include entry control and access points, active shooter prevention and interdiction, hostage negotiations, personnel protection, diplomatic and VIP security, over-watch positions and the immediate establishment of security checkpoints whenever and wherever a higher level of personal protection is necessary.

Current customers include all four branches of the DoD, Department of State, nuclear plant operators, all 50 State National Guard Enterprises, the NYPD, the headquarters of ten different Federal agencies including the Pentagon, DHS, the Mint, the NSA, and DOE. Units are located at embassies, consulates, airports from coast-to-coast, nuclear plants around the world, and military bases globally.   Non-Federal users include law enforcement and private sector customers to meet all anti-terror, force protection, and physical security requirements.

Defenshield’s patented products are currently available through the GSA Schedule (07F-5660P) to all Federal, State and Municipal agencies. Non-governmental customers should contact Defenshield directly.

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