Tempe, Ariz. (May 25, 2016) — VirTra Systems, Inc. (OTC Pink: VTSI), a leading provider of use of force simulators and firearms training simulators, today announced that it is has received its first order for delivery of law enforcement simulators under the previously announced indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract by the United States Department of State (DOS) that could result in up to $40 million in revenue for law enforcement training simulator equipment and services over the order period, which expires in April 2021, if all options are exercised. This order comes from the DOS’s Foreign Assistance Program, will consist of training simulators, related accessories and training for two separate locations in Mexico, and is for approximately $286,000.
“It is an honor to supply the first systems under this IDIQ contract in support of the U.S. Foreign Assistance Program,” said Bob Ferris, Chairman and CEO of VirTra. “Our commitment is to exceed our customer’s expectations and deliver the most effective training simulator equipment available. We are hopeful that this initial order will be the beginning of a number of follow-on orders for Mexico.”
The simulators are expected to be used “in basic and advanced weapons training for developing proficiency in marksmanship, use of force judgment skills, close quarters shooting skills, tactical reloading and weapon malfunction clearing related to typical situations which law enforcement personnel face in the execution of their duties.”
VirTra is a global leading provider of the world’s most realistic and effective judgmental use of force simulators. VirTra is the higher standard in firearms training simulators, offering a variety of simulator platforms, powerful gas-powered recoil kits and the patented Threat-Fire™ simulated hostile return fire system. VirTra’s products provide the very best simulation training available for personnel that are entrusted with lethal force and critical missions. The Company’s common stock is not registered under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and the Company does not currently file periodic or other reports with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
This news release includes certain information that may constitute forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements are typically identified by terminology such as “could”, “may”, “will,” “expects,” “anticipates,” “future,” “intends,” “plans,” “believes,” “estimates,” “proposed,” “planned,” “potential” and similar expressions, or are those, which, by their nature, refer to future events. All statements, other than statements of historical fact, included herein, including statements about VirTra’s beliefs and expectations, are forward-looking statements. Forward-looking information is necessarily based upon a number of assumptions that, while considered reasonable, are subject to known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors which may cause the actual results and future events to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking information. Although VirTra believes that such statements are reasonable, it can give no assurance that such forward-looking information will prove to be accurate. In particular, with respect to the IDIQ contract, there can be no assurance VirTra will receive additional orders thereunder. VirTra cautions investors that any forward-looking statements by the Company are not guarantees of future results or performance, and that actual results may differ materially from those in forward-looking statements as a result of various factors. Accordingly, due to the risks, uncertainties and assumptions inherent in forward-looking information, readers and prospective investors in the Company’s securities should not place undue reliance on forward-looking information. All forward-looking information contained in this press release is given as of the date hereof, is based upon the opinions and estimates of management and information available to management as at the date hereof and is subject to change. The Company assumes no obligation to revise or update forward-looking information to reflect new circumstances, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as required by law.
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