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.
Michael Barrett joined Defenshield in August of 2017 as the Program Manager – Army, a role in which he is primarily responsible for consulting and leading business development for the Army across the continental United States.
Michael brings over 23 years of business and military experience and continues to serve with the Florida National Guard as one of the state’s top Force Protection experts. He has years of experience in designing and implementing comprehensive force protection and physical security strategies in both garrison and deployed settings for the Army.
Michael is originally from the Detroit area, but now calls Northeast Florida home. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication, as well as an MBA. He is a well-decorated multi-tour combat veteran and holds advanced Army and DoD credentials in Force Protection, Antiterrorism, Physical Security, and Operations Security.
When not helping the Army improve FPCON, he enjoys supporting autism awareness issues, serving the local community, running, and golf. He resides in Jacksonville with his wife and three sons.
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 Justice Department 1122 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 under the Justice Department 1122 program.
Sales tax is collected on all purchases shipped within NY State. If your purchase is tax exempt please indicate tax exempt status during the ordering process.
Standard shipping is $19.95 per unit. Units ship via DHL ground, in 5-7 business days unless otherwise requested. Expedited shipping is available, please call 800-650-2921 between 8:00am and 4:00pm EST (+5 GMT) to place your order, or send an email to email@example.com to have a customer service representative contact you the next business day.
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?
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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.