Allen-Vanguard receives $5.2 million order for blast seats

OTTAWA, Nov. 18 /CNW Telbec/ - Allen-Vanguard Corporation's subsidiary Allen-Vanguard Technologies Inc. ("Allen-Vanguard" or the "Company") of Ottawa, Canada today announced that it has received a follow-on order worth $5.2 million from General Dynamics Land Systems - Canada (GDLS-C) to supply additional quantities of the Company's proprietary blast seats for the U.S. Army Stryker Vehicle.

"We are pleased at the progress of this new product line and the continued confidence of GDLS-C in our ability to deliver top-performing life-saving technology," said David E. Luxton, President and CEO of Allen-Vanguard."

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About Allen-Vanguard

Allen-Vanguard Corporation supports the mission of military and homeland security forces around the world with leading proprietary solutions for protection and counter-measures against hazardous devices of all kinds, whether chemical, biological, radiological or explosive ("CBRNE"), including improvised explosive devices (IEDs) and remotely controlled IEDs ("RCIED"s). Allen-Vanguard equipment is in service in more than 120 countries. Products include Electronic Counter-Measures ("ECM") equipment for jamming remote detonation of terrorist devices, specialty security equipment for Explosive Ordnance Disposal ("EOD"), remote intervention robots for hazardous applications, and personal protective wear for use in dealing with explosive and bio-chemical agents. Allen-Vanguard is the developer and/or sole, worldwide licensee of proprietary technologies such as the Med-Eng bomb suit, the Defender(TM) and Vanguard(TM) Mk2 bomb disposal robots, and the Universal Containment System and CASCAD Foam system for blast mitigation and decontamination of bio-chemical warfare agents. Professional services encompass counter-IED intelligence, training and advisory services, including the Triton(TM) Report on terrorist incidents around the world. The Company operates globally through its wholly-owned subsidiaries under the names "Allen-Vanguard", "Med-Eng" and "Hazard Management Solutions". Head office operations are located in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, with manufacturing operations in Pembroke, Ontario; Ogdensburg, New York; and Tewkesbury, U.K.. The Company has professional services operations in Shrivenham, UK, Canada and in the U.S. in Arlington, Virginia, plus sales offices in Canada, the U.S., the U.K. and Asia. To learn more about Allen-Vanguard Corporation, visit

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