VANCOUVER, B.C. – Mission Ready Services Inc. (TSX-V: MRS) – Mission Ready Services Inc. (“Mission Ready”) is pleased to announce the development of an electric shock sleeve for riot shields that utilizes Mission Ready’s patented No-Contact technology. The sleeve was developed to fit various types of ballistic or polycarbonate riot shields that are used by law enforcement, and military.
With the 100% owned and patented No-Contact technology incorporated into the riot shield covers, attackers are unable to grab or hold the shields, greatly increasing the safety and protection of law enforcement and military personnel.
Based on feedback from the US Army Special Operations community, Mission Ready has developed a universal solution to fit ballistic or polycarbonate riot shields known as the No-Contact Modular Shield Cover. The riot shield cover greatly reduces the risk of an attacker grabbing or forcefully evading a police officer in a crowd control or riot situation through the delivery of a non-lethal but highly deterring electrical discharge, protecting the law enforcement officer or military personnel.
After demonstrating at the 2015 Las Vegas Shot Show®, the shield cover has been requested by numerous US, International Military and law enforcement agencies including correctional facilities and riot control forces for testing and evaluation. In addition, following the Company’s most recent demonstrations of the shield cover to the Colombian National Police Riot Control Unit, initial user evaluations in Colombia are slated for July 2015.
“Riot shields are used in almost every country with a standardized police force. The modular design, which allows the shield cover to be retrofitted to any shield, regardless of type or size, is a tremendously efficient and cost-saving feature for the end-user. This product greatly enhances the safety of our law enforcement officers who risk their lives, such as the forces that worked to protect the citizens of the unfortunate recent riots in New York and Ferguson in 2014 and current events in Baltimore. This is a world-wide market and, with our patents and partners in the program, Mission Ready is well positioned to gain first-mover advantage to be the leader in this revolutionary technology” states Francisco Martinez, Chief Technology Officer of Mission Ready.
The Mission Ready Technologies group is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Mission Ready Services (TSX-V: MRS) developing, enhancing, testing and pioneering new and advanced technologies relating to defense and personal protection. Comprised of a highly qualified team of diverse innovators and product experts, Mission Ready Technologies provides research and development expertise to government organizations and private industry while also utilizing its knowledge and proficiencies in the advancement of the Company’s own portfolio of ground-breaking new defense & security-related products.
Since inception, Mission Ready Technologies has won awards of over $1.7 million in US Military funding that is being used to forward Mission Ready’s technology to further enhance the safety of a soldier.
About Mission Ready Services Inc.
MRSI was created to meet a critical need of one of the world’s largest customers, the US Government and in particular the Departments of Defence, Homeland Security and Justice and various other agencies such as law enforcement, first responders and the many others worldwide that help to safeguard our health and security.
MRSI’s mission is to save lives and enhance the performance of military personnel, first responders, and those who protect us by working to ensure they are equipped with the best possible personal protective equipment.
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Terry Nixon – Director, Corporate Communications
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Mission Ready Services Inc.
(signed “Rod Reum”)
President & CEO
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