SOURCE: Homeland Security Group International

February 21, 2006 06:00 ET

Homeland Security Group International Receives $47,000 Order for New Combat Utility Bag

Tactical Combat Casualty Care Medical Bag Assigned National Stock Number

DEL MAR, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- February 21, 2006 -- Colonel Jeffrey Powers USMC (Ret), CEO of Homeland Security Group International (OTC: HMSG), announced today that the company, along with joint venture partner Recon Mountaineer, has received a $47,000.00 order for the new Combat Utility Bag (CUB-V1) from the United States Marine Corps. This marks the first sizeable order for the newest version of the Combat Trauma Bag. The new CUB-V1 is designed with a removable insert and holds 5 Pop-up flares and 4 smoke grenades.

The Marine Corps also ordered Recon Mountaineer's newly designed ambidextrous 9mm pistol holsters and magazine pouches. These orders were accomplished using HMSG's GSA Schedule GS-07F-4261A.

HMSG also announced today that the newest version of the Combat Trauma Bag, dubbed the Tactical Combat Casualty Care Medical Bag (TC3-V1), has been assigned National Stock Number NSN: 6545-01-537-0686 by the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA). This bag was designed specifically for US Army medics and has received rave reviews since its debut.

"We are pleased to announce this inaugural sale of the new CUB using the GSA schedule," commented Colonel Powers. "We are happy that the DLA moved so quickly to assign the new bag an NSN making it all that easier for units to stock, track and re-order. We intend to rapidly respond to the immediate needs of those currently in theater as well as those soon to deploy. HMSG has proven the ability to react to the customers needs quickly with equipment and services. Our GSA schedule streamlines and expedites our response and provides exposure to the entire Department of Defense and other government agencies," stated Col Powers.

ABOUT THE COMBAT TRAUMA BAG AND COMBAT UTILITY BAG

American-made and battle-tested, the Combat Trauma Bag (CTB) and Combat Utility Bag (CUB-V1) are Master Designed specifically to meet or exceed the demands and needs of first responder military field medical personnel. The CTB and CUB-V1 are manufactured in a brand of high quality, affordable and weatherproof 1000 denier Dupont Cordura material, yet designed for ease of wear and versatility of use. The CTB and CUB-V1 can be worn via a padded, "sling" style shoulder strap or waist belt system, as a standalone product or in conjunction with existing military rucksacks or other military outer wear.

FEATURES:

--  Ergonomically contoured.
--  Secure side-squeeze locking system for shoulder strap or waist belt.
--  Designed to attach to and complement existing military field products.
--  Top and side-zippered pockets with sliders for fast and easy access.
--  Excellent American engineering.
--  Made with Cordura, an abrasion-resistant nylon material, engineered
    for durability, strength, lightness and easy care.
    
ABOUT HOMELAND SECURITY GROUP INTERNATIONAL

Homeland Security Group International (HMSG) (OTC: 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 an alliance with Recon Mountaineer, LLC, (an Oceanside, CA.-based designer and manufacturer of military combat gear for the United States Armed Forces). The company has also 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.

Contact Information

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    Homeland Security Group International
    Colonel Jeffrey A. Powers
    800-544-7795
    858-436-2480
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