SQUID-Technology™ Non-Lethal Arresting System

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August 10, 2011
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SQUID-Technology™ arresting system, developed through contracts from the Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate’s Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program, has spawned a series of Non-Lethal spiral technologies that arrest and immobilize vehicles while providing safety both to the user and the target. 

ESA licensed the technology to Pacific Scientific Energetic Materials Corporation (PSEMC), Chandler, AZ  where two products were developed from the SQUID-Technology: Pit-BUL and Nighthawk.Designed to be quickly deployed, the Pit-BUL™ vehicle arresting barrier ensures no vehicle can escape capture. The Vehicle arresting system remains passive until remotely activated from up to 300 feet away. Law enforcement, DHS, DOD and other organizations can rely on the Pit-BUL™ for roadway checkpoints, high value building/installation entrances, airports and border crossings.  NightHawk™, a lightweight, portable vehicle arresting system deploys spike strips faster and safer than hand-thrown systems.

The NightHawk is remote tire deflation device which remotely deploys and retracts stop stick vehicle arresting technology from a safe standoff distance to deflate tires and stop the vehicle safely, keeping the user out of sight from the target vehicle.

For more information visit: www.psemc.com.

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