SOURCE: Homeland Security Group International

February 14, 2007 06:53 ET

Homeland Security Group International Ballistics Division Announces Contract Awarded to Partner Protective Solutions for Revolutionary New Lightweight Armor

$1.3 Million Awarded by US Army TACOM

SAN DIEGO, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- February 14, 2007 -- Colonel Jeffrey A. Powers, CEO of Homeland Security Group International, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: HMSG), announced today that HMSG's ballistic partner, Protective Solutions of Dulles, Virginia, has been awarded a $1.3 million dollar contract to supply the US Military with ballistic armor solutions for amphibious assault vehicles.

"The announcement of this contract signals the Army's intent to better protect our troops by purchasing, testing, evaluating and deploying the best solutions available on the market," commented Colonel Powers. "We have demonstrated that this material can stop multiple strikes from 7.62 high velocity rifle rounds, has passed the government's mandatory requirement for HP White standards and the military has assigned National Stock Numbers (NSNs) to our various configurations. Working with Protective Solutions, we have introduced the ballistic blanket in all of its configurations to the US Army and Marine Corps and have demonstrated its use and easy of application to key decision makers of the armored vehicle community. We are confident that we have the manufacturing capability to meet the government's need for continued supply of lightweight armor solutions. We also believe our pricing and quality of product is exactly what US Army and Marine Corps is looking for," concluded Powers.

HMSG expressed immense pleasure from positive feedback received from a recent visit to the Pentagon to speak with Marine Corps leadership. "Our Commandant and Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps want to get the best technology on the ground and protecting our troops immediately. There is no doubt that our products are needed NOW," commented Mark Wilson, HMSG Chief Operating Officer. "We are continuing to see wounds caused by armor piercing ammunition which impact our troops while they are riding in vehicles. This additional layer of ballistic material applied to the interior of vehicles is a solution we feel will save lives. We have demonstrated our revolutionary technology and the military knows our products work .We are serious about saving lives."

The $1.3 million dollar contract was for the purchase of 1041 ballistic blankets in each of the twelve different configurations.

About Homeland Security Group International

Homeland Security Group International (PINKSHEETS: HMSG) is a technology- based corporation based in north county San Diego. HMSG's mission is the development and commercialization of 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 is being brought to market in a cost-efficient and timely manner. The company has partnered with leading security firms to design and market surveillance systems for homeland defense security applications.

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 that this release contains all such information.

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