Universal Guardian Holdings, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: UGHO - News), an emerging global leader in non-lethal protection products, intermodal transportation and global supply chain visibility and security systems, and strategic security services to protect against terrorist, criminal and security threats to governments and businesses worldwide, has today announced that its distributor VICGI, S.A. DE C.V. in Monterrey, Mexico has won a tender offer to provide 2,000 Cobra StunLights to the Government of the State of Veracruz, Mexico.
"The Cobra StunLight continues to gain wide-spread acceptance as a safe and effective non-lethal use-of-force tool with state and local police agencies across Mexico," stated Julio de la Garza, Managing Director of VICGI. "The Ministry of Defense is also continuing their state-by-state roll-out of the Cobra StunLight," added Mr. de la Garza, Managing Director.
"Increased government security initiatives are sweeping our country," stated Miguel Botello, VICGI Managing Partner. "We expect to have several new Cobra StunLight placements with state and local governments as well as several new large commercial accounts in the coming months," continued Mr. Botello.
"Universal Guardian is rapidly expanding Cobra StunLight distribution into Honduras and El Salvador, with VICGI," stated Universal Guardian CEO, Michael Skellern. "In addition to Mexico, VICGI has indicated strong market potential for the Cobra StunLight with national police forces throughout Central America," continued Mr. Skellern.
The patented Cobra StunLight is a 3-in-1 personal protection device, used by international law enforcement agencies and security professionals around the world, which offers escalating use-of-force to debilitate one or more assailants through the use of high-intensity LED flashlight, a psychological deterring red laser aiming device, and launches a ballistic stream of pepper spray from safe distances of up to 20'.
About Universal Guardian Holdings
Universal Guardian Holdings, Inc. (UGHO) (universalguardian.com) and its subsidiaries provide a comprehensive range of security products, systems, and services designed to mitigate terrorist and security threats worldwide. Universal Guardian's global risks mitigation group includes strategic and tactical security services, integrated global supply chain visibility and security systems for government and industry, as well as non-lethal and tactical products for law enforcement, military, professional security and consumer markets. Universal Guardian companies features a wide variety of applications that provide cost-effective, end-to-end solutions and critical security services for government and multi-national businesses from operations on every continent.
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