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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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#1454   maybe more insider buying shurtha2000 09/21/18 12:25:13 AM
#1453   Silent accumulating for someone. My old shares are almost Dubster watching 09/18/18 10:26:07 AM
#1452   I love having this place all to myself shurtha2000 09/13/18 10:18:43 AM
#1451   Razor - thin shurtha2000 09/13/18 09:53:04 AM
#1450   who's buying here? shurtha2000 09/12/18 09:24:54 AM
#1449   Its alive a Form 4 shurtha2000 08/25/18 11:40:52 AM
#1448   I have positions at 2 different brokers from Dubster watching 07/12/18 02:52:27 PM
#1447   It's been so fun. Had to take anything Pocket9s 07/12/18 06:17:48 AM
#1446   Anyone know what the hell is happening with Dubster watching 07/06/18 01:57:27 PM
#1445   Crazy how this got so active lately! Garyst 06/11/18 10:11:32 AM
#1444   Good God... Pocket9s 06/11/18 10:04:08 AM
#1443   Definitely getting active here the past few months. Interesting..... Garyst 06/08/18 12:08:37 AM
#1442   Front loading $$$ Pocket9s 06/07/18 04:33:05 PM
#1441   PT 1.25 Pocket9s 06/07/18 12:55:28 PM
#1440   Exactly one year from the last spike. Spooooooky Patrkci 05/15/18 08:29:02 PM
#1439   WTH? This ticker has been sitting in 2 different Dubster watching 05/15/18 10:36:25 AM
#1438   Agree. Garyst 05/12/18 12:53:37 PM
#1437   Any legitimate or consistent volume will make this Pocket9s 05/12/18 10:48:09 AM
#1436   Sure has been. Garyst 05/11/18 11:13:51 PM
#1435   Strange activity of recent. Pocket9s 05/11/18 11:08:59 PM
#1434   Short of the last minute sell, Green again Garyst 05/11/18 10:06:24 PM
#1433   HOLY F$&@ 1,000,000 last. Pocket9s 05/11/18 04:02:10 PM
#1432   This might actually go green soon. I’ve owned Dubster watching 05/11/18 03:18:48 PM
#1431   And after that .015 is like .0246 on 1to100 05/10/18 11:58:10 AM
#1430   I see that. 2 million 0051 still showing Garyst 05/10/18 10:17:15 AM
#1429   2m bid .0051??? Pocket9s 05/10/18 09:51:52 AM
#1428   Its only going to go up from here still 1to100 05/09/18 10:09:55 AM
#1427   Sure is. I've been holding since April 2017 Garyst 05/08/18 09:27:32 PM
#1426   Been holding foreveeeeerrr this is nice Patrkci 05/08/18 06:49:20 PM
#1425   New 52 week high again. ADFS Garyst 05/08/18 12:53:05 PM
#1424   Here we go. very thin now! 1to100 05/08/18 11:49:49 AM
#1423   $ADFS: Defense Spending about to ramp with US-Iran fallout makinezmoney 05/08/18 11:49:11 AM
#1422   EPIC Pocket9s 05/08/18 11:47:41 AM
#1421   I have an old position of this back Dubster watching 04/27/18 04:14:37 PM
#1420   Nice. Garyst 04/25/18 10:32:15 AM
#1419   I'm all in Pocket9s 04/25/18 10:22:49 AM
#1418   Impressive action the past 2-3 weeks. Garyst 04/25/18 10:22:33 AM
#1417   Loading Pocket9s 04/25/18 10:12:29 AM
#1416   Another 50% today. Nearing a new 52 week high Garyst 04/24/18 02:31:18 PM
#1415   Largest volume day in a year Friday! Nice Garyst 04/23/18 09:59:41 PM
#1414   Huge volume Pocket9s 04/23/18 04:02:31 PM
#1413   Nice pickup in volume the past week or Garyst 04/19/18 10:25:01 AM
#1412   Rally! Pocket9s 04/19/18 09:39:12 AM
#1411   PT .10 Pocket9s 04/18/18 10:07:20 AM
#1410   $ADFS: Syrian Missile Strikes.... More Defense Spending COMING makinezmoney 04/16/18 11:15:54 AM
#1409   Syria Struck Pocket9s 04/13/18 10:40:37 PM
#1408   NITE is spoofing the offer. Pocket9s 04/10/18 11:45:53 AM
#1407   $ADFS: Looks to beat yesterdays HIGHS today makinezmoney 04/10/18 10:28:13 AM
#1406   .0075 Pocket9s 04/09/18 02:15:59 PM
#1405   $ADFS: Trump & More Defense Spending.... Syria NEXT??? makinezmoney 04/09/18 01:18:31 PM