CLIFTON, NJ -- (Marketwire) -- 05/22/12 -- Electronic Control Security, Inc. (ECSI) (OTCBB: EKCS) (www.ecsiinternational.com), a global leader in entry control and perimeter security systems, today announced it has teamed with STS Security, LLC (STS) (www.SpecTacServ.com), a veteran-owned small business with extensive experience providing weapons, munitions, ballistic protection, tactical training and physical security services. Together, the two companies are offering a total solution to piracy at sea.
Arthur Barchenko, President of ECSI, states, "Piracy is an ongoing hazard in the Gulf of Aden, along the Somalia coast and south coast of Africa as well as other areas in the Near East and Southeast Asia. In a six-month period, 78 vessels were boarded worldwide with 561 crew taken hostage and over 20 kidnapped, killed or missing. Violence against crew members continues to increase and the threat remains pervasive."
Mr. Barchenko then stated that APT is a comprehensive integrated application of ECSI's proprietary security systems in concert with its over 35 years of expertise protecting sensitive installations. Compliant with applicable international law and protocol, STS security specialists are selected from the best of our nation's military, special operations and law enforcement professionals. Each expert brings years of real world operational experience to protective operations and anti-terrorism/force protection missions.
ECSI is a global leader in perimeter security technology and a quality provider to the Department of Defense, Department of Energy, nuclear power stations, and other large commercial-industrial complexes. The Company designs, manufactures and markets physical security electronic security systems for high profile, high threat environments utilizing risk assessment and analysis to determine and address the security needs of its customers. Teaming agreements with major systems integrators enable ECSI to support the installation and aftermarket of its products in the U.S. and overseas. ECSI is located at 790 Bloomfield Avenue, Bldg. C-1, Clifton, NJ 07012. Tel: 973-574-8555; Fax: 973-574-8562. For more information on ECSI and its customers, please visit http://www.ecsiinternational.com.
STS delivers best in class services and products and is a world leader in maritime security solutions that ensure protection of sea faring vessels, crew and cargo against acts of piracy and other risks. It has provided security services, ballistic protection, weapons and tactical training to the U.S. Government, major defense contractors and select other entities since 2000. STS worked closely with the U.S. Navy in the development of Anti-Terrorism / Force Protection procedures including the employment of advanced crew served weapons techniques and other measures for ship board security. It also provides state of the art technology innovations in Security Shield Emplacements for Vessels. STS is located at 1569 Diamond Springs Road, Suite B, Virginia Beach, VA 23455. Tel: 757-554-0699; Fax: 208-693-9692; http://www.SpecTacServ.com.
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