Med-Eng Systems Inc.

Med-Eng Systems Inc.

June 08, 2007 09:00 ET

Med-Eng Personal Protection Equipment to be Used for 2007 Pan-Am Games

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - June 8, 2007) - Med-Eng Systems Inc., the global expert in integrated personal and electronic protection solutions, today announced that its PPE (Personal Protection Equipment) technology has been selected by Brazilian security forces in conjunction with the Pan American Games. The Games are a multi-national, multi sporting event held every four years between competitors from all nations of the Americas. This year, the Games are being held in Brazil from July 13th to 19th.

Med-Eng will be supplying a number of its Industry-leading EOD 9 suits and helmets, plus cooling gear, communications equipment, chemical/biological protective equipment and accessories. The EOD 9 bomb suit and helmet ensemble provides the next generation of modular protection and operational flexibility for EOD (Explosive Ordnance Disposal) and CBRNE (Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and Explosive) missions. This modular EOD personal protective platform can be configured in the field by an EOD or IEDD (Improvised Explosive Device Disposal) technician based on their threat assessment. More than 15 types of live testing, including extensive live blast test series, such as fragmentation testing, are behind the suits.

"Around the world and in a wide array of peace and security arenas of all kinds, Med-Eng is recognized as the foremost authority on personal blast and related threat protection," said Jon Earey, Vice President Personal Protection Systems for Med-Eng. "This contract with the Pan-Am Games further demonstrates the trust and respect we have built with our customers through open and responsive communication to deliver superior products and services, that meet real-world operational requirements to deal with the terrorist threat."

About Med-Eng

Headquartered in Ottawa, Canada, Med-Eng is the global expert in integrated personal and electronic protection solutions, offering bomb disposal suits and helmets, micro climate systems, electronics cooling, and protective equipment for unexploded ordnance and force protection operations. Military and law enforcement agencies from more than 120 countries trust Med-Eng technologies and systems to protect against evolving blast, electronic and other threats. For more information about Med-Eng please visit www.med-eng.com.

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