Hunter Defense Technologies Acquires Vertigo, Inc.
"Vertigo's high pressure AirBeam(TM) shelter systems strategically complement our Base-X shelter product line to significantly broaden the scope of expeditionary products that we are able to offer to both our domestic and international customers," stated
The AirBeam(TM) technology utilizes a fiber-reinforced elastomeric composite capable of containing high gas pressure and resisting bending. AirBeams can be formed in a multitude of different shapes, allowing for a variety of uses.
The Vertigo AirBeam is the primary structure utilized in the U.S. Army's Force Provider Base Camp system, due to its rapid deployment capabilities, strength, and quality. AirBeam shelters can be utilized in applications such as command centers, aviation hangars, and field medical facilities. This acquisition is paramount to HDT's strategic growth in the expeditionary base camp market.
Vertigo (www.vertigo.aero) was established in 1986 and was a privately held engineering firm prior to the acquisition. Founded by Aerospace entrepreneurs
Hunter Defense Technologies (www.hunterdefensetechnologies.com) is a world leader in the design and development of products and solutions that consist of shelters, environmental control, power generation, chem/bio protection and ancillary vehicle support products for the military and homeland security markets. Hunter Defense Technologies' family of brands includes Hunter Manufacturing (chem/bio protection and environmental control), Base-X (shelters), PowerSystems International (power generation and environmental control), New World Associates (engineering and product development), and Applied Research Center (chem/bio filter R&D).
For further information please contact: Hunter Defense Technologies, Inc. James Maurer 6051 North Lee Highway Fairfield, VA 24435 firstname.lastname@example.org (540) 887-4700
SOURCE Hunter Defense Technologies
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