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Med-Eng and CeoTronics Announce Global Distribution Agreement to Support EOD Community with Sophisticated Wireless Communications System

June 17, 2014

OTTAWA, Canada - Med-Eng and CeoTronics announced today their agreement to provide an advanced wireless communications system to Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) customers in over 100 countries worldwide. The agreement will allow Med-Eng to provide the CT-DECT radio to Bomb Disposal Technicians through its international network of Channel Partners.

The CT-DECT radio is widely recognized for its superior performance, with crystal clear full duplex sound quality and remarkably low power consumption. The CT-DECT platform is already deployed in numerous countries by leading First Responder agencies and has the technical capabilities needed for explosives disposal missions in public safety and military operations. Its audio quality has earned the respect of users the world over and its ability to extend its range through a re-transmitter enables it to be deployed in challenging urban environments.

Rob Reynolds, Vice President of EOD for Med-Eng, commented, “The CeoTronics communications system provides our customer base with the performance, audio quality and reliability they demand. Offering this exceptional system in conjunction with the EOD® 9 Bomb Suit is another example of how Med-Eng supports its customers with truly integrated solutions that continue to be unmatched in the industry.”

Andreas Hitzel, Sales Director of CeoTronics expressed, “Working together with Med-Eng and leveraging their highly effective sales channels to market in over 100 countries is very exciting because it means end users will benefit from the performance of two best-in-class products provided seamlessly from the same trusted local source. We believe that maximizing blast protection and operational communications will ultimately translate into safer operations.”

The CeoTronics CT-DECT system and the Med-Eng® EOD® 9 Bomb Suit, including its latest mission-enhancing capabilities, are both on display at the Eurosatory 2014 exhibition in Paris, France, 16 ­ 20 June.


About Med-Eng®
The Med-Eng® brand provides integrated and battle-proven solutions for protecting frontline personnel from blast and heat threats. Its Personal Protective Equipment and specialized tools for Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD), bomb disposal, tactical operations and demining are trusted by military and public safety agencies in more than 100 countries worldwide. Its Crew Survivability solutions, including customized blast attenuation seats and thermal management systems, protect military vehicle crews and their mission-critical electronics. All Med-Eng equipment is engineered and rigorously tested to help save lives and enhance operational capabilities. Med-Eng is a part of The Safariland Group of brands. For more information, visit www.med-eng.com.


About CeoTronics
CeoTronics can draw on 30 years of experience in the development and production of complex communications systems that are deployed worldwide in many countries, both by the military and by public security and law enforcement forces. CeoTronics AG is a registered NATO supplier and thus an official component supplier to NATO. Innovation and permanent improvements to quality lie at the heart of our corporate philosophy. CeoTronics uses only the highest-quality components and inspects each item individually before shipping. By combining our own stringent manufacturing and quality assurance standards with development and production exclusively in Germany, we can guarantee both excellent quality and value for money.


About The Safariland Group
The Safariland Group is a leading global provider of a diverse range of safety and survivability products designed for the public safety, military, professional and outdoor markets. The Safariland Group offers a number of recognized brand names in these markets including Safariland®, ABA®, Second Chance®, Bianchi®, Break Free®, Protech® Tactical, Hatch®, Monadnock®, Identicator®, NIK®, Mustang Survival® and Med-Eng®. The Safariland Group’s mission, “Together, We Save Lives”, is inherent in the lifesaving and protective products it delivers. The Safariland Group is headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida.

For more information about The Safariland Group and these products, please visit www.safariland.com.

The Safariland Group is a trade name of Safariland, LLC.


For further information, please contact:
John Carson
Marketing Director
Med-Eng
john.carson @ safariland.com

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