SOURCE: Fortified Holdings Corp.

March 18, 2008 08:00 ET

Fortified Holdings Signs Agreement With International Golden Group L.L.C. (IGG)

Agreement Expands Sales, Distribution and Support of Fortified Products and Solutions Into the Middle East

WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwire - March 18, 2008) - Fortified Holdings Corp. (OTCBB: FFDH) ("Fortified" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that its business unit, Fortified DataCom, has signed an agreement with International Golden Group L.L.C. ("IGG") of Abu Dhabi, in the UAE.

International Golden Group (IGG) is a prominent organization within the Middle East specializing in investments and the distribution of state-of-the-art equipment to various industry sectors. IGG is well known globally for its ability to conduct specialized industrial projects in the UAE marketplace. It has always entered into long term strategic business alliances with local and international companies relying on highly dedicated and experienced personnel along with an equally professional worldwide network of agents and affiliates committed to providing unsurpassed service levels to its military, law enforcement, industrial and commercial customers.

Fortified DataCom will immediately make available to IGG its NOMAD C4 and EX series of Mobile Incident Command units, its advanced mobile mesh networking technologies and VantagePoint Geospatial™ awareness and mapping software product lines. Fortified plans include expanding the offering through IGG to include NOMAD Mobile Rugged servers and remote video surveillance solutions later this year.

As part of Fortified's commitment to new customers within the Middle East, the company is announcing plans to establish a service and support capability within Abu Dhabi during the second quarter of 2008.

Fortified Chairman Brendan Reilly stated, "We could not be more pleased with today's news. IGG is a well respected company with access into the largest potential customer base for our products in the Middle East. Combined with our recently announced distribution partnership in South Africa, Fortified's agreement with IGG demonstrates our shift from a domestic focus into becoming a global distribution company." Mr. Reilly added, "We believe that the growth of our business will continue to come from our existing customers including FEMA, the U.S. Army, the Department of Homeland Security and the U.S. Coast Guard, however based on product inquiries from Africa, the Middle East and even China in the last three months along with the changing economic conditions within the United States, we further believe that an opportunity for breakthrough growth will come from our current international expansion."

The agreement is effective immediately.

Fortified Holdings Corp. (OTCBB: FFDH)

Fortified Holdings Corp. is a diversified internationally focused holding company with a portfolio of dynamic and rapidly expanding industry leading subsidiaries servicing the needs of first responders, the military, relief organizations, high-risk industries and similar sectors. The current and proposed business units and the portfolio companies within them will all share a common goal of designing, developing, manufacturing and globally marketing products and solutions designed to enhance the ability of personnel in this sector to collaborate, to provide improved security services, and to respond to individuals and communities in need at times of crisis.

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Fortified Holdings Corp.
Brendan Reilly, CEO

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