Cardiac Science receives major American military order for coalition locations in Iraq

Cardiac Science, Inc. a manufacturer of automated public-access defibrillators (AEDs) and provider of comprehensive AED/CPR training services, today announced that the U.S. Army has purchased 60 Powerheart® G3 AEDs for deployment at coalition locations in Iraq and an additional 48 AEDs have been purchased by the military for deployment at bases in the U.S.  In addition, the Department of Defense, Domestic Dependent Elementary and Secondary Schools (DOD/DDESS) has purchased 79 AEDs for deployment at military base elementary and secondary schools in the U.S., Puerto Rico, Cuba and Guam. 

Cardiac Science Chairman and CEO Raymond W. Cohen said, “Military installations and operations continue to be among our strongest market segments.  These recent purchases are an indication of the growing demand for our products among the various branches of the military and we expect contract activity and sales in that segment, both in the U.S. and internationally, to accelerate throughout this year and beyond.”           

Domestic operations deployments include the 910th Air Reserve Station in Youngstown, OH; the U.S. Army Engineer District, Albuquerque, NM; the Federal Fire Department at Pearl Harbor, HI and others.  U.S. Military base schools that are slated to deploy AEDs include Ft. Campbell, KY; Ft. Bragg, NC; MCB Quantico, VA; West Point, NY; NSWC Dahlgren, VA; Ft. Benning, GA; Ft. Rucker, AL; Maxwell Air Force Base, AL; Robins Air Force Base, GA; Ft. Knox, KY; Camp Lejeune, NC; Ft. Stewart, SC; and Ft. Jackson, SC.

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