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American Defense Systems, Inc.


"We protect and serve those who defend, serve and protect us with an uncompromising commitment to safety and excellence in product design and installation."

Company Websitehttp://www.adsiarmor.com

Industry: Military Armored Vehicle, Tank, and Tank Component Manufacturing

American Defense Systems, Inc., (ADSI) based in Hicksville, New York, is a global leader and innovator in the design, fabrication engineering, manufacturing and installation of Add on Armor (AoA) Crew Protection Kits (CPK). Each CPK consists of both transparent and opaque armor that meets or exceeds the established OIF Threats. ADSI utilizes its state-of-the-art armor and blast-resistant solutions and capabilities on a number of military vehicles and equipment platforms that protect against present and future threats; these threats include IEDs, rocket attacks, landmines and hostile enemy engagements that military and federal agencies encounter in the Global War on Terror (GWOT).

The Company designs and supplies transparent and opaque armor solutions for both military and commercial applications. These products, sold under Vista trademarks, are used in transport and fighting vehicles, construction equipment, sea craft and various fixed structures which require ballistic and blast attenuation. The Company also develops solutions, integrates and installs detention and security hardware, entry control and monitoring systems, intrusion detection systems, and security glass. In addition, the Company provides engineering and consulting services to the detention and security industry. The primary customers of the Company are United States government agencies, general contractors who have contracts with governmental entities, and private industry.

ADFS Security Details

Shares Outstanding 57,197,292 a/o Jun 30, 2013
Authorized Shares 100,000,000 a/o Jun 30, 2013
IPO on 05/30/08 - American Stock Exchange



Sep 27, 2013 - American Defense Systems, Inc. (ADSI) Purchases American Physical Security Group (APSG)

Management Team

Dale S. Scales Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer

Dale S. Scales joined our board of directors in December 2012. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Scales worked as a consultant, specializing in private equity and venture capital investments, risk analysis, corporate finance strategies and operational management restructurings. From 2003 to 2009, Mr. Scales served as Managing Director and founding member of OBX Capital Group LLC (“OBX”), a consulting firm specializing in private equity and venture capital investments. Prior to this role, Mr. Scales served from 2001 to 2002 as VP of Finance and Board Member for Mobile Reach Technologies Inc. From 1988 to 2001, Mr. Scales worked for Stafford Trading Group, Banque National De Paris Securities, S&J Derivatives, and NationsBank-CRT Options L.P., in Germany, Japan and the US in their prospective derivative markets.  Mr. Scales previously served as a member of the board of directors of Active Data Services, a data capturing company, from 2005 to 2009.  Mr.  Scales currently serves on the Board of Polka Dot Kids Foundation, a non-profit organization that supports and promotes literacy and early childhood development and education.  He is also an active supporter of the Armed Forces Network and UNC-TV.  Mr. Scales graduated with B. A. in Economics from Wheaton College in 1986. 
Gary Sidorsky Chief Financial Officer

Gary Sidorsky has served as a member of our board of directors and our Treasurer, and our Chief Financial Officer since December 2007 and December 2006, respectively, and from January to December 2006 served as our Controller. He is also the Chief Financial Officer of American Physical Security Group, LLC, our wholly owned subsidiary, since its formation in January 2008. Mr. Sidorsky has 26 years of accounting experience with both accounting firms and manufacturing companies. He served as Accounting Manager for Diam International, a leading global manufacturer of merchandising displays, from September 2003 to January 2006. Mr. Sidorsky received his Bachelor of Art degree from Quinnipiac University and MBA from Dowling College. He has also earned course certificates in Finance for Executives from the University of Chicago School of Business and Logistics from the Defense Systems Acquisition Management (DSAM).

Victor LaSala Senior Vice President Research & Development

Victor LaSala has served as our Senior Vice President and our Vice President of Research and Development since March 18, 2008 and June 2005, respectively. Mr. La Sala also served as our Director of Engineering from March 2004 to June 2005. Prior to that, from January 1990 to March 2004, Mr. La Sala served as Managing Partner for James, La Sala & Associates, LLP, an architectural engineering firm, and as Partner for EnerTec Consulting Engineers from February 1984 to December 1989. From May 1974 to February 1984, Mr. La Sala served as Fire Protection Engineer and Safety Specialist at the U.S. General Services Administration, Public Buildings Service. Mr. La Sala also worked at Grumman Aerospace from June 1968 to October 1970 as a Spacecraft Design Engineer for the design of the Lunar Module Spacecraft. Mr. La Sala received his Bachelors of Science degree in Aerospace Engineering from Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn and a Master of Arts degree in Occ. Safety and Health from New York University.

Curtis M. Taufman Senior Vice President Engineering   
Curtis M. Taufman has served as our Senior Vice President of Engineering and Architecture and our Vice President of Engineering since March 18, 2008 and July 2005, respectively. From April 2004 to July 2005, Mr. Taufman served as our Chief Operating Officer. From 1996 to 2004, Mr. Taufman was an associate at James La Salsa & Associates, an architectural engineering firm. Mr. Taufman received his Bachelors of Architecture degree from the New York Institute of Technology. Mr. Taufman is a registered architect in New York, New Jersey and Vermont and maintains National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB) certification Web.          



American Physical Security Group.

- APSG is a manufacturer in perimeter security products that provides superior physical security solutions.
- Our American Anti Ram (AAR) products include our line of K-4 through K-12 crash rated barriers and bollards. Our Hi-Threat products include our line of forced entry, bullet resistant and blast mitigation products.
- APSG custom security solutions are tested and certified to ASTM standards, the U.S. Department of State Diplomatic Security Bureau and the Department of Homeland Security. Our high-security building products have been designed and engineered to unparalleled levels of security and excellence.
- APSG’s active vehicle barriers have received the Qualified Anti-Terrorism Technology designation and certification by the Department of Homeland Security.
Products Overview: http://www.americanpsg.com/downloads/sheets/APSG-Product-Line.pdf


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#1697   Should see the attorney letter any time.. then ColetonM 11/24/21 07:16:36 PM
#1696   Plenty of filings again. Still need some attorney Traderfan 11/24/21 07:13:12 PM
#1695   This gem is waking up. ColetonM 11/24/21 01:59:28 PM
#1694   ADFS .008 volume Longer Than Most 11/24/21 11:36:03 AM
#1693   6 filings yesterday on otcmarkets. Waiting on pink BruinOtwo 10/27/21 04:19:56 PM
#1692   It's already dead... I just checked. No MaddAussi 09/27/21 10:34:36 PM
#1691   iI run one small pub co on otc MaddAussi 09/27/21 10:32:57 PM
#1690   Also keep in mind, not all companies have Druv12 09/23/21 08:52:17 PM
#1689   ADFS lotto .001 restricted shares added yesterday, 50m Longer Than Most 09/16/21 10:03:22 PM
#1688   This one will help pay off my house. Newc 09/02/21 02:18:41 PM
#1687   Company has to upgrade to at least "Pink MaddAussi 05/27/21 01:03:04 PM
#1686   Wow nice find thnx VST doogdilinger 04/22/21 08:41:40 AM
#1685   Holy mother of all Pincher Plays chart below; VST7 04/21/21 03:48:19 PM
#1684   One cent tomorrow. willlbone 04/21/21 03:36:45 PM
#1683   Seems like this one is getting massively short-sold..a VST7 04/21/21 03:34:22 PM
#1682   Volume dumping, Dark Defunct. willlbone 04/19/21 10:55:34 AM
#1681   . Is this company going into the real cootcat 12/08/20 10:22:12 PM
#1680   Loading zone. Hitman970 11/24/20 05:51:58 PM
#1679   Sell off followed by a paint job??? Never Hitman970 10/30/20 06:58:15 PM
#1678   Maybe someday. I will just wait this out because Dubster watching 09/18/20 07:10:14 AM
#1677   I stopped asking logical questions on otc stocks, Traderfan 09/17/20 11:40:59 AM
#1676   Given the form 4s why would they buy Hitman970 09/17/20 11:29:26 AM
#1675   Stock just lost half of it's value lately Traderfan 09/17/20 10:27:22 AM
#1674   Holding up actually Hitman970 09/17/20 09:06:10 AM
#1673   The selling started now. Le's see how low Traderfan 08/31/20 12:39:42 PM
#1672   They are very late already with their promised Traderfan 08/22/20 04:31:10 PM
#1671   Hasn’t move much the last couple of weeks Dubster watching 08/20/20 12:45:26 PM
#1670   Super bullish candlestick pattern. Breakout again. jjr04001 08/10/20 04:46:10 PM
#1669   For ADFS the past 3 days have been Hitman970 07/31/20 09:38:50 PM
#1668   To me it’s fine. Let the market makers Hitman970 07/28/20 09:06:26 PM
#1667   That‘s not ok at all then. Traderfan 07/28/20 12:42:38 PM
#1666   My shares were ask slaps showing red prints. Hitman970 07/28/20 12:34:50 PM
#1665   You mean you were waiting on the bid Traderfan 07/28/20 11:56:10 AM
#1664   You think? Stallion4life38 07/28/20 09:54:28 AM
#1663   Looks like .20 within a month Hitman970 07/27/20 08:33:16 PM
#1662   Whale accumulation. Hitman970 07/27/20 03:02:09 PM
#1661   Haha! Stallion4life38 07/27/20 11:01:10 AM
#1660   Funny that my buys are printing red. Who’s short? Hitman970 07/27/20 10:57:56 AM
#1659   Ah right on man thank you Stallion4life38 07/26/20 11:58:22 PM
#1658   Even without dilution plenty of stocks correct down Traderfan 07/26/20 05:55:02 PM
#1657   There will be no sell off. Zero dilution. Hitman970 07/26/20 05:33:00 PM
#1656   Impressive that the stock holds up so nicely Traderfan 07/26/20 04:12:55 PM
#1655   All price targets revised. Continuous volume suggests a Hitman970 07/25/20 02:04:10 PM
#1654   .14 bid into the close!!!!! Hitman970 07/24/20 08:31:09 PM
#1653   ADFS: stock of the year! Hitman970 06/29/20 11:23:22 PM
#1652   I’m up 82% Now what? Dubster watching 06/29/20 03:45:25 PM
#1651   No worries, I can be really patient. Traderfan 06/27/20 04:17:00 AM
#1650   Patience is needed here. Hitman970 06/26/20 10:45:59 PM
#1649   Shouldn‘t we have gotten something by now? They Traderfan 06/26/20 07:16:32 PM
#1648   So is that good or bad? I would Stallion4life38 06/03/20 04:43:47 PM
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