Blast Resistant Armored Vehicles

O'Gara-Hess & Eisenhardt Armouring Company
9113 Le Saint Drive
Fairfield, Ohio 45014
Tel. 800.697.0307

Offers a wide range of ballistic and blast-resistant armoring treatments for commercial and special purpose vehicles. Worldwide sales and distribution.

NOTE: Blast-resistant armoring systems and guidelines for selecting an armoring company are addressed in Lesson Seven of the Bomb Countermeasures for Security Professionals CD-ROM.

Blast Mitigation Systems

Battelle Memorial Institute
505 King Avenue
Columbus, OH 43201-2693
Tel. 614.424.3813

In addition to consulting on a wide range of terrorism and security-related issues, Battelle manufactures and installs a proprietary blast mitigation system called Hydrosupressor. Click "Here" to download a description sheet about Hydrosupressor in MS Word format.

NOTE: For information on blast mitigation and facility protection, see Lesson Nine of the Bomb Countermeasures for Security Professionals CD-ROM.


Blast Resistant Containers


PO Box 423
United Kingdom
Tel. +44 (0)1332.290948

Manufactures blast containers and transport vessels for security and EOD applications.

Nabco, Inc.
1501 Reedsdale Street, Suite 502
Pittsburgh, PA 15233
Tel. 412.231.8558

Manufactures blast and gas-resistant bomb transport vessels.

Bomb Detection Canines

Dogs Unlimited, L.L.C.
65 High Ridge Road #113
Stanford, CT 06905
Tel. 203.595.9010

Provides search and sweep services using certified explosive and narcotic detection canines. All dogs are certified by the Global Training Academy, in accordance with FAA and DoD requirements.



Bomb/Explosive Detection Systems

American Science & Engineering, Inc.
829 Middlesex Turnpike
Billerica, MA 01821
Tel. 978.262.8817

Manufactures and distributes a range of x-ray based inspection systems using Z(R) backscatter technology, including systems for cargo and vehicle screening.

Barringer Technologies, Inc.

30 Technology Drive
Warren, NJ 07059
Tel. 908.222.9100

Manfuactures and distributes the IONSCAN line of IMS trace detection units.

Electronic Sensor Technology
1077 Business Center Cirlce
Newbury Park, CA 91320, USA
Tel. 805.480.1994

Manufactures and sells SAW/GC trace detection systems.

EG&G Astrophysics
4031 Via Oro Ave.
P.O. Box 22709
Long Beach, CA 90801-5709, USA
Tel. 310.816.1600

Manufactures and sells dual scan x-ray inspection systems, walk-through metal detectors, and hand-held devices for metal/weapons detection in the United States and internationally.

Golden Engineering, Inc.
P.O. Box 185
Centerville, IN 47330
Tel. 765.855.3493

Manufactures portable x-ray sources for use with radiographic films or real-time imaging systems (such as the RTR-4 by SAIC). Also distributes equipment for field processing radiographs.

Heimann Systems Corp.
30 Hook Mountain Road
Pine Brook, NJ 07058
Tel. 973.830.2100

Manufactures and sells dual scan x-ray systems for inspecting objects ranging from packages to vehicles and freight containers (HCV).

IDS Intelligent Detection Systems
Analytical & Security Division
152 Cleopatra Drive
Ottawa, Ontario K2G 5X2 Canada
Tel. 613.224.1061

Manufactures and sells a range of GC/IMS and thermo-redox trace detection systems.

InVision Technologies, Inc.
7151 Gateway Blvd.
Newark, CA 94560
Tel. 510.739.2400

Manufactures and distributes quadrouple resonance (QR) detection systems and the acclaimed CTX-series of computed tomography (CT) screening units.

Ion Track Instruments, Inc.
205 Lowell Street
Wilmington, MA 01887
Tel. 978.658.3767

Manufactures and sells several types of CG/Electron Capture and IMS trace detection units.

MinXray, Inc.
3611 Commercial Ave.
Northbrook, IL 60062-1822
Tel. 847.564.0323

Manufactures and distributes portable and fixed x-ray sources for EOD/IEDD and security screening applications, including the popular MinXray 80ST unit.

3232 El Segundo Blvd.
Hawthorne, CA 90250, USA
Tel. 310.978.1457

Supplies x-ray screening and explosive detection systems. Also provides static body scanners, metal detection portals, and hand held metal detectors.

Safety and Security Instruments Operation
16701 West Bernardo Drive
San Diego, California, 92127 USA
Tel. 858.826.9831

Manufactures several bomb detection systems, including the RTR-4 Portable Digital x-ray imaging system, the CDS-2002i Contraband Detector and the Vehicle and Cargo Inspection System (VACIS) line of cargo and contraband inspection systems.

Sas R&D Services, Inc.
2714 SW 183 Avenue
Mramer, FL 33029
Tel. 954.432.4141

Distributes a range of search and bomb inspection equipment, including explosive detection systems and fiberoptic inspection tools.

Thermedics Detection, Inc.
220 Mill Road
Chelmsford, MA 01824-4178, USA
Tel. 978.251.2010

Manufactures chemiluminescence trace detection systems.

Todd Research Ltd.
Robjohns Road
Tel. +44 (0)1245 262233

Manufactures x-ray based inspection systems with specialization in mail screening.

Vidisco, Ltd.
1, Korazin St.
P.O. Box 925
Givataim 53582, Israel
Tel. 972.3.5730572/3

Manufactures and distributes portable and cabinet x-ray inspection systems for security and EOD applications.

NOTE: For a survey and description of different types of bomb detection systems, see the Bomb Detection Technologies sublesson of the Bomb Countermeasures for Security Professionals CD-ROM.


EOD/IEDD Equipment

CON-SPACE Communications
1160 Yew Avenue
Blaine, WA 98230
Tel. 604.244.9323

Manufactures and distributes non-RF emitting communications systems for bomb search and disposal applications.

Criminalistics, Inc.
7560 N.W. 82 Street
Miami, FL 33166
Tel. 305.885.6444

Manufactures and distributes a range of specialized law enforcement products, including inspection mirrors and bomb transport trailers.

EOD Performance Inc.
2-5459 Canotek Road
Glouchester, Ontario
Canada K1J 9M3
Tel. 613.747.3590

Manufactures a variety of EOD, search, and explosive entry tools and tool kits.

Engineering Services, Inc.
5 Kings College Road
Toronto, Ontario
Canada M5S 3G8
Tel. 416.987.1276

Manufactures and distributes the MR1 hazardous duty robot.

HDE Manufacturing, Inc.
2732 Weisenberger Street
Fort Worth, TX 76107
Tel. 817.336.5449

Manufactures and sells specialized purpose robots. Manufactures a WMD model with special features for chemical/biological agent detection.

Martin L. Kaiser, Inc.
P.O. Box 171
Cockeysville, MD 21030, USA
Tel. 410.252.8810

Distributes a range of EOD products. Also remains one of the largest sources worldwide for quality TSCM/ACM equipment.

Med-Eng Systems, Inc.
2400 St. Laurent Blvd.
Ottowa, Ontario
Canada K1G 6C4
Tel. 613.739.9646

Manufactures and sells bomb disposal suits and EOD tools. Manufacturer of the popular SRS-5 and EOD-8 explosive protection systems.

Proparms, Ltd.
2930 ch. Ste-Therese
Carignan, Quebec, Canada
J3L 2B2
Tel. 450.658.5207

Manufactures EOD tools and disruptors, including a model specifically designed for WMD applications.

PW Allen & Company, Ltd.
World Headquarters
Allen House
Alexandria Way
Aschurch Business Centre
Tewkesbury, GL20 8TD
United Kingdom
Tel. +44 (0)1684.851100

North American Sales
Tel. 902.832.3247

Distributes a wide range of EOD/IEDD products, from hook and line kits to IED portable frequency jammers.

Remotec, Inc.
114 Union Valley Road
Oak Ridge, TN 37830, USA
Tel. 423.483.0228

Manufactures and sells the Andros line of hazardous duty robots.

Swiss-Impex Co., Ltd.
4/F, Waga Commercial Centre
99 Wellington Street, Central
Hong Kong, SAR
Tel. ++(852) 2545.5113

Supplier to the Hong Kong Government of EOD/IEDD and NBC equipment.

Gesellschaft fuer Fernhantierungstechnik mbH

Vogelsangstrasse 8
72760 Ostfildern
Tel. +49-711-34102-0

Manufactures a wide range of EOD/IEDD products, including robotic systems and the TEL600-series EOD/IEDD vehicles.

Instruction and Reference Products

OSI Corporate Information Services, LLC
P.O. Box 1717
Liliburn, GA 30048
Tel. 888.760.8587

Produces training videos on a wide range of law enforcement and security topics, including Bomb Threat Management.

Palladium Media Group
P.O. Box 76040
St. Petersburg, FL 33734
Tel. 727.897.9600

Produces interactive public safety training and reference products, including the Bomb Countermeasures for Security Professionals CD-ROM and distributes the CABO series of chemical and biological WMD databases.

Securesearch, Inc.
3500 Pharmacy Avenue
Unit 4, Scarborough
Ontario, Canada M1W 2T6
Tel. 416.492.5349

Manufactures and sells instructional tools for bomb detection and disposal, including slide programs, videos, recognition posters, and inert training aids.

Vehicle Barricades and Access Control Systems

Delta Scientific Corporation

2491 West Avenue Stanford
Valencia, CA 91355
Tel. 661.257.1800

Manufactures GSA crash-rated vehicle barricades, gates, and access control systems.

INTERTEX Barriers & Booths, Inc.
25100 Rye Canyon, #3
Valencia, CA 91355
Tel. 661.295.0324

Manufactures and installs a wide range of GSA and State Department crash-rated vehicle barricades and vehicle control systems.

Vehicle Bomb Detection (Attached IEDs)

Vindicator Technologies
9301 U.S. Highway 290 West
Bldg. II
Austin, TX 78736
Tel. 512.301.8400

Distributes the TALOS attached IED detection system.

NOTE: For information on defense against IEDs installed on target vehicles and vehicle search procedures, see Lesson Seven of the Bomb Countermeasures for Security Professionals CD-ROM.

Window Protection Systems

Western Glass Restraint Systems
San Jose, CA
Tel. 408.999.0979

Manufactures, designs and installs window blast protection systems.

4111 Howard Ave.
Kensington, MD 20895
Tel. 301.564.1130

Manufactures the only blast drapery system that effectively meets GSA criteria for glass shard mitigation.


NOTE: For information on blast mitigation and window protection systems, see Lesson Nine of the Bomb Countermeasures for Security Professionals CD-ROM.





































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