FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
TSSi Partners with Leading Manufacturers to Win Contract with Department of Homeland Security’s Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Division
Harrisonburg, Virginia – December 1, 2017 – Tactical & Survival Specialties, Inc.(“TSSi”), a leading manufacturer and distributor of high-performance tactical equipment, announced today that the Department of Homeland Security Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has awarded TSSi a five-year, multimillion dollar contract for a modular and scalable personal protection system.
TSSi and partners, including Point Blank Enterprises, Revision Military, AirBoss Defense, Crye Precision, KDH Defense Systems, Leading Technology Composites, Gerber Gear, High Speed Gear, and AWS, developed a total personal protection system for ICE. Under the terms of the contract, TSSi will provide a modular carrier system with Level IIIA armor and multiple interchangeable pouch configurations. By partnering with three armor manufacturers, TSSi is able to provide the end user with enhanced ballistic protection using a spectrum of protective plates, from lightweight speed plates to Level IV rifle plates. In addition, TSSi partnered with two helmet manufactures in order to provide three state-of-the-art helmets. These partners were Revision Military with their Revision A3 helmet and Revision P2 helmet, as well as Crye Precision with their Crye Airframe. All helmet systems will include accessory packs.
The TSSi modular and scalable protection systems offered through this contract will be issued to Special Response Teams (SRT) within ICE, a branch of the Department of Homeland Security. The ICE SRTs function as SWAT teams, trained to deal with extreme and/or dangerous situations such as high-risk searches, arrests of drugs and arms smugglers and security operations. This contract will ensure the ICE Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) teams are equipped to succeed in any mission set.
TSSi is a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business that has been providing specialized operational equipment and logistics support around the world for over 37 years. TSSi provides mission-focused, time-sensitive, value-added equipment and logistics services solutions, delivered with uncompromising integrity–anytime, anywhere.
Marketing Coordinator, Tactical & Survival Specialties, Inc. (TSSi)