VANCOUVER, B.C. – October 01, 2012 – Mission Ready Services Inc. (“Mission Ready” or the “Company”), a global defense contractor, announced today that they have acquired a 100% interest in No-Contact, LLC (NC), a research and development company focused on wearable technologies synthesizing advanced textiles with electronics and computation for personal protection and safety.
Founded by Adam Whiton, a PhD candidate from MIT, and apparel engineer Yolita Nugent, NC has developed a proprietary technology known as Electro Muscular Disruption technology (“EMD”) to assist security personnel and law enforcement officers confronted with close-quarter assault situations. Mission Ready’s subsidiary Protect The Force Inc. and the clients it serves will be able to access this expertise for their own combat wearable technology product developments.
“We are excited to welcome Adam Whiton and Yolita Nugent to Mission Ready and feel that their expertise will be instrumental in the Company’s many research and developments projects moving forward. This acquisition furthers our Mission to offer unrivaled products and services in the global defense, security and first-responder markets,” said Rod Reum, President & CEO of Mission Ready.
Selected as one of Time Magazines best inventions of the year, featured on Discovery Channels, Daily Planet and profiled in Wired Magazine, the No-Contact technology has garnered widespread interest. The technology delivers a high-voltage but low-amperage charge to deter, but not seriously injure, an attacker.
MRSI is an international company with offices in Vancouver, BC and Washington, DC. MRSI’s companies include Protect the Force Inc., 10-20 Services Inc., Certified Ensemble Services Inc. and No Contact. Protect the Force is a manufacturer representative and product development firm that works with in excess of thirty companies in the defense and first responder industry. 10-20 Services and CES Ensemble Services Inc. restores individual and personal protective equipment to like-new condition for all branches of the military, law enforcement, first responders and all other users of protective equipment and gear.