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ATOM Training Launches at DSEi

Dépèche transmise le 14 septembre 2011 par Business Wire

ATOM Training Launches at DSEi

ATOM Training Launches at DSEi

LONDON & WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ATOM Training, a global company specializing in services and products that support explosive ordnance disposal and counter improved explosive device operations, was officially launched today in London at 2011 Defence & Security Equipment International (DSEi), the world’s largest biennial land, sea and air defense and security exhibition. ATOM Training is the result of a strategic partnership established between A-T Solutions Inc., a global, industry-leading anti- and counterterrorism professional solutions firm headquartered in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area, and Alford Technologies, the market leader in developing highly innovative explosives applications, especially in the fields of EOD, breaching and explosives engineering, which is based in the United Kingdom.

“Both A-T Solutions and Alford Technologies share a passion for detecting, defeating and mitigating any threats of terrorism. ATOM Training is staffed with military and security specialists who provide mission-specific C-IED, CMD and counterthreat training, ensuring mission success worldwide.”

“Our EOD C-IED defeat and search experts work with instructional designers and curriculum developers to produce courses tailored specifically to client requirements,” said Roland Alford, managing director of Alford Technologies. “We are dedicated to delivering a full life cycle of bespoke and adaptive training to our customers, especially in light of all the urgent and evolving threats against our world.”

ATOM Training designs and develops an evolving and comprehensive suite of innovative EOD counterterrorism training solutions. A-T Solutions’ and Alford Technologies’ collaborative subject matter expertise was derived from real-world operational experience and proven instructional competencies. Together, both companies are trusted partners to the international community of companies and government entities seeking to defeat criminal and terrorist threats.

“We are excited to be launching this global expansion of our C-IED training capabilities,” said Dennis Kelly, president and CEO of A-T Solutions. “Both A-T Solutions and Alford Technologies share a passion for detecting, defeating and mitigating any threats of terrorism. ATOM Training is staffed with military and security specialists who provide mission-specific C-IED, CMD and counterthreat training, ensuring mission success worldwide.”

DSEi, which is being held in London Sept. 13-16, brings together senior international trade and military experts from across the entire supply chain in an optimal business environment.

About A-T Solutions

A-T Solutions Inc. is one of industry’s leading and fastest-growing counterterrorism firms, providing a full spectrum of training, technology, intelligence and mission solutions that protect people, infrastructure and nations from terrorist threats. Acquired by CoVant in February 2008, A-T Solutions has unique expertise in training to support warfighters, state and local first responders, and law enforcement professionals in detecting and defeating improvised explosive devices. The company supports more than 200 customers in more than 40 countries, including the departments of Defense, State and Justice; the Department of Homeland Security; the intelligence community; allied nations; and the private sector. A-T Solutions has more than 600 employees and is based in Vienna, Va., USA. The company has an operations and training center in Fredericksburg, Va., and additional offices in San Diego, Calif.; Larkspur, Colo.; Niceville, Fla.; Boise, Idaho; Virginia Beach, Va.; and Anacortes, Wash. A-T Solutions completed the successful acquisitions of Innovative Technology Systems in 2010 and Accelligence LLC and Trancite Logic Systems in 2009. For more information, please visit www.a-tsolutions.com.

About Alford Technologies

Alford Technologies is the global market leader in designing and producing user-filled explosive tools, predominantly for the EOD market. With more than 25 years of experience, the company supplies tools and expertise in more than 35 countries. Winner of two prestigious Queen’s Awards for Innovation, the company has a proven history of innovation and design. The company prides itself on working closely with users in order to ensure the relevancy and quality of tools can be relied upon when failure is not an option. For more information, please visit www.explosives.net.

About CoVant

Founded by former executives of Anteon International Corporation, CoVant invests in and provides strategic, financial and operational resources to a portfolio of companies specializing in technology and related solutions that serve the needs of the homeland security, defense and intelligence communities. With an experienced team of business executives and a respected board of former government and military leaders, CoVant delivers a unique and highly strategic approach to maximizing company growth and value. Visit www.covant.com for more information.

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