Defenshield is a veteran-owned, SBA-certified small business specializing in the engineering and development of bullet, blast, and fragment resistant equipment for the government, military, law enforcement and private sector for anti-terror, force protection, and physical security requirements.
Manny joined Defenshield in April of 2019 and is responsible for all Navy and Air Force accounts.
Prior to joining Defenshield, Manny worked his way through the ranks with the Navy and separated after 12 years as a Master-at-Arms First Class Petty Officer. During his career, Manny served as a Law Enforcement Watch Commander to several Naval installations, an investigator at the Navy Region Southwest Boarder Shore Patrol unit, Security Team Leader with STRATCOMMWING ONE, Law Enforcement Training Specialist, Equal Opportunity Program Manager and as an Antiterrorism/Physical Security Specialist Leading Petty Officer. During Manny’s active duty military service with the Navy he was awarded two Navy Commendation medals, the Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal and the Humanitarian Service Medal for his participation in Operation Tomodachi.
The Defenshield product line is available to U.S Federal agencies through GSA Advantage (GS-07F-5660-P) and to state, local and municipal law enforcement under the Cooperative Purchasing Program.
Volume discounts available on orders of 10 or more units. Discounts also available through GSA Advantage (GS-07F-5660-P) and to state, local and municipal law enforcement.
If your purchase is tax exempt please indicate tax exempt status during the ordering process.
The following items are some basic questions to ask when preparing your Defenshield order.
What is the nature of the threat – small arms, rifle rounds, armor piercing, IED blast?
Will the unit be used indoors or outdoors?
Will the unit be used for riot control or hostage negotiations?
Do you require conspicuous deterrence or camouflage?
Will the unit need to match the aesthetics of it’s surroundings – wood or stone finishes?
Will you need traffic control signage, unit logos or law enforcement badges displayed on the unit?
What is the size of the space where the unit will be used?
Will the unit need to fit through doorways, into elevators?
What are you protecting – people, objects?
(For maximum blast mitigation, units must be secured or lagged.)
What surface are you using the unit on – gravel, dirt road, finished concrete, wood floor?
Will the unit be frequently relocated?
Will you be transporting the unit over long distances or within a few feet?