Tempe, Ariz. (December 19, 2016) — VirTra, Inc. (OTCQX: VTSI), a leading provider of use of force simulators and firearms training simulators, today announced a contract award of approximately $2.1 million from the Arizona Department of Public Safety, a multi-faceted state-level law enforcement agency whose mission is to protect human life and property by enforcing state laws, deterring criminal activity and providing vital support to the State of Arizona and its citizens. The contract is being funded by the Arizona State Legislature and administered by the Department of Public Safety with the intent to serve all law enforcement agencies within the state.
VirTra, the sole provider under this award, will supply, install and maintain multiple units of its industry leading multi-screen V-300TM judgmental use-of-force simulator in seven training academy locations throughout the state. The V-300 system employs realistic video training content and an electric impulse return fire system to simulate the stress of real-world situations. Using VirTra’s highly-advanced systems, law enforcement officers are better prepared for hostile situations with skills honed and refined in realistic scenarios before lives are on the line.
“It is an honor to add the Arizona Department of Public Safety to our expanding list of large and prominent law enforcement agencies using VirTra’s industry leading training simulators,” said Bob Ferris, Chairman and CEO of VirTra. “For over 12 years, we have established a successful track record of providing the most effective and realistic use of force and ballistically accurate marksmanship simulator solutions in the market. We serve many highly regarded law enforcement agencies worldwide and appreciate this outstanding opportunity to work with the Arizona Department of Public Safety in making this training accessible to all law enforcement officers right here in our home state. We look forward to exceeding their expectations and working with them for years to come.”
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.
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