BOSTON, MA – (OCTOBER 10, 2017) – Protect The Force Inc. (“PTF” or the “Company”) wishes to clarify certain information reported in its most recent update on the AMBER (“Advanced Multi-Threat Base Ensemble for Responders “) project, a collaborative effort between prime research contractor, North Carolina State University (“NCSU”), and prototype production partner, Protect The Force.
The statement, “The AMBER uniform is a next generation solution, described as the Advanced Multi-Function Base Ensemble for Emergency Responders, that integrates state-of-the-art technologies including flame resistance, blood-borne pathogen protection, water repellency, improved comfort, integrated knee pads, and high visibility among other critical features” should more accurately have read, “The AMBER prototype uniform is a next generation solution, described as the Advanced Multi-Threat Base Ensemble for Responders, that integrates state-of-the-art technologies including flame resistance, limited blood-borne pathogen splash protection, water repellency, optimal daily wear comfort, integrated knee pads, and high visibility among other critical features.”
It should also be noted that included references to the Department of Homeland Security (“DHS”) refer specifically to the DHS Science & Technology Directorate (“S&T”) First Responder Group (“FRG”, collectively, “DHS FRG”).
In conclusion, the Company wishes to clarify that, though it has initiated its go-to-market planning in preparation for the market-ready AMBER uniforms, prototypes will first undergo an operational field assessment by DHS FRG following delivery of the final prototypes in September 2017.
About Protect The Force
PTF’s mission is to save lives and enhance the performance of military personnel, first responders, and those who protect us by working to ensure they are equipped with the best possible personal protective equipment.
Protect The Force brings innovative products, manufacturing and entrepreneurial expertise together into one unified business with a focus on developing and sustaining strong relationships within the protective products industry. Developing, manufacturing and fielding premier protective innovations to government and industry clients, Protect The Force is led by a team with over a century of combined experience in management, production, operations, research and development, marketing and product sales. Protect The Force – Protection is in our DNA™
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Francisco Martinez – Chief Technology Officer
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