SOURCE: Homeland Security Group International

April 18, 2007 06:00 ET

Homeland Security Group Announces Lightweight Ballistics Order

Spall Liners Enhance Protection for Personnel in Light Armored Vehicles

SAN DIEGO, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- April 18, 2007 -- Homeland Security Group International (PINKSHEETS: HMSG) announced today that working in concert with their Joint Venture Partner Protective Solutions LLC, the company has received orders for Anti-Spall blankets from the US Marine Corps.

HMSG Ballistics Division has been working closely with West Coast Marine units in order to provide additional ballistic protection against improvised explosive devices (IEDs) for armored vehicles.

"Our product provides a lightweight solution that does not affect the vehicle's suspension or mobility," commented HMSG CEO Colonel Jeffrey Powers, USMC (Ret). "While light armored vehicles in theater are already equipped with the anti-spall blankets, we are ensuring that vehicles deploying from stateside have the same amount of protection. We are also in the process of providing lightweight solutions for other combat vehicles," concluded Powers.


Homeland Security Group International, Inc. (HMSG), (PINKSHEETS: HMSG) is a technology based company with corporate headquarters in north county San Diego. HMSG's mission is to develop and commercialize technology focused on providing increased security for both civilian and military personnel throughout the world. Under the leadership of Colonel Jeffrey A. Powers, USMC (Retired), HMSG has assembled a portfolio of technology and services through alliances with established defense-related companies and through internal development that can be brought to market in a cost-efficient and timely manner.

The Company has also entered into alliances with the following firms to design and market safety and security products for homeland defense and security applications. Recon Mountaineer, LLC, (an Oceanside, CA.-based designer and manufacturer of military combat gear for the United States Armed Forces). GPS World Supply for the sale and distribution of GPS units with exclusive Iraq and Afghanistan databases. FED-COMM for the sales and marketing of Anti-IED technology and communication products. Protective Enterprises, LLC for the development, marketing and sales of lightweight ballistic armor products. Guardian Solutions Inc. for the marketing and sales of sophisticated surveillance system software.

This press release contains forward-looking statements pursuant to the "safe harbor" provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These statements include risks and uncertainties that may cause the company's plans to change and are in no way intended to guarantee that the company will be successful in executing its plans. HMSG's common stock currently trades on the over-the-counter "Pink Sheets" under the symbol "HMSG." This press release in no way constitutes any recommendation regarding the securities of HMSG or its affiliates. Any person reading this press release is advised that this release should be considered in light of all facts and circumstances regarding the business and financial condition and prospects of HMSG, and no inference is made in this release contains all such information.

Contact Information

    Homeland Security Group International
    Colonel Jeffrey A. Powers
    888-839-HMSG (4674)