VANCOUVER, B.C. – Mission Ready Services Inc. (TSX-V: MRS) – Mission Ready Services Inc. (“Mission Ready” or “MRSI”) is pleased to announce that it has entered into a Representation Agreement (the “Agreement”) with Med-Eng (“Med-Eng”), through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Protect The Force Inc. (“Protect The Force” or “PTF”). Protect The Force will assist Med-Eng in promoting its battle-proven capabilities to the US Military and First-Responder markets.
The Agreement lays the foundation for PTF and Med-Eng to leverage their network and collective expertise to engage the Explosive Ordnance Disposal (“EOD”) marketplace, provide customized solutions for major programs, and demonstrate thought leadership in the areas of blast protection.
Carl Fulmore, PTF’s Director of Military and Federal Programs states, “We are pleased to be partnered with Med-Eng, the industry leading manufacturer of the Bomb Suit which is trusted around the world. This partnership is an ideal fit as PTF and Med-Eng are committed to protecting our military service members and First Responders and both companies interact with the same user base. We believe PTF will bring significant value to Med-Eng as they continue to develop and improve new technologies for EOD operators. I have known the folks at Med-Eng since 2006 and I am exceptionally proud to have them place their trust and confidence in our team.”
Comprised of a highly qualified team of diverse innovators and product experts, Mission Ready’s technology division provides research and development expertise to government organizations and private industry. Similarly, Research and Development (R&D) is a core function of Med-Eng and this commitment to innovation has earned the company a reputation for high performance products in both its EOD product line and vehicle Crew Survivability solutions.
Med-Eng is a leading global brand of Explosive Ordnance Disposal equipment and brings with it more than 30 years of expertise and market leadership. Med-Eng Bomb Suits, Tactical and Demining suits and helmets are trusted by Defense Forces, Public Safety and Humanitarian Demining agencies in over 100 countries and territories. In addition, Med-Eng offers a full suite of Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROVs) and specialized tools for EOD/IEDD and Search operations.
Med-Eng’s Crew Survivability solutions are customized to protect military vehicle crews from blast and heat threats. Its Blast Attenuation Seats protect drivers, commanders and troops from the effects of Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs), mines and sudden impact. Med-Eng has also fielded thousands of military-grade thermal management (cooling) solutions to protect vehicle crews from heat stress and to provide a Micro Climate System for mission-critical electronics. Additional information can be obtained by visiting www.med-eng.com.
About Protect The Force Inc.
Protect The Force is a strategic consulting firm specializing in providing leading manufacturers with relationship management, product development, acquisition & contracting expertise, and sales & marketing support geared towards successfully selling to the U.S. Federal Government.
Protect The Force has a robust infrastructure comprised of a network of industry professionals, an efficiently-coordinated supply chain, an unparalleled dealer organization, and a leading edge research and development faculty and offers over 100 years of combined experience in developing products, contracting, and selling to the federal government, first responder and tactical markets through open-market procurements, teaming arrangements and a variety of federal contract tools.
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.
For further information, visit the Company’s website at MissionReady.ca or contact:
Terry Nixon – Director, Corporate Communications
Mission Ready Services Inc.
(signed “Rod Reum”)
President & CEO
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