PALM BEACH, Fla., Aug. 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Digital Solutions, Inc. (OTCQB: GDSI), a company that is positioning itself as a leader in providing cyber arms manufacturing and complementary security and technology solutions, today announced that it recently manufactured and shipped a very large customized Mobile Command Center vehicle to the leading provider of environmental, energy and industrial services in North America. The sophisticated, state-of-the-art vehicle was manufactured in Melbourne, Florida, by GDSI's wholly owned subsidiary, North American Custom Specialty Vehicles (NACSV).
The Mobile Command Center aided the U.S. Department of Agriculture's efforts to control the avian influenza that was found in 13 turkey flocks in Minnesota, with each flock comprising at least 430,300 birds. The virus has been detected in commercial and backyard flocks amounting to at least eight million birds. To meet expected demand for more NACSV Mobile Command Centers, the Company is exploring ways to expedite delivery of additional emergency vehicles to help our customers respond to this emergency situation.
"The sale of this large mobile command center to a major corporation is indicative of our global growth strategy," said Richard J. Sullivan, GDSI's Chairman and CEO. "Our goal is to continue expanding beyond our traditional customer base in the public sector. We expect to provide vehicles for technical services, industrial and field services, and oil and gas field services. GDSI is committed to expanding NACSV's 25-year customer base in the US and internationally to help more organizations and communities meet their growing security, surveillance and emergency management needs."
About GDSI's North American Custom Specialty Vehicles
NACSV specializes in building mobile command/communications and specialty vehicles for emergency management, first responders, national security and law enforcement operations. These specialty vehicles include:
- Mobile Command Center. A properly equipped mobile command center is a response and recovery vehicle that facilitates an agency's ability to expand their command and control capabilities to a remote location. Full interoperable communications are a standard for the mobile command center. For the emergency management agency, the vehicle is an extension of the fixed base emergency operations center. The vehicle should be built with long-term deployment in mind but also be easy to operate in order to allow for quick deployment by minimum personnel if necessary. The successful design of a mobile command center will dictate the frequency of use. In other words, the more difficult to move and operate, the fewer deployments.
- Command and Control: In the law enforcement environment, the vehicle can be utilized for command and control as well as hostage negotiations and even as a mobile precinct. Full law enforcement dispatch capabilities can be installed as well as back-up systems to the 9-1-1 Center.
- Incident Command: The fire service unit, properly equipped, gives the incident commander the visibility and informational flow along with space for ICS functional personnel all in one area. A meeting area for functional ICS officers to share and evaluate information with the IC is necessary.
About Global Digital Solutions, Inc.
Global Digital Solutions is positioning itself as a leader in providing cyber arms manufacturing and complementary security and technology solutions. On June 16, 2014, GDSI completed its acquisition of North American Custom Specialty Vehicles (NACSV), a leading builder of mobile command/communications and specialty vehicles for emergency management, first responders, national security, and law enforcement operations. For more information about GDSI, visit http://www.gdsi.co.
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Richard J. Sullivan
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