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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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ADFS News: Statement of Changes in Beneficial Ownership (4) 12/18/2019 03:23:42 PM
ADFS News: Statement of Changes in Beneficial Ownership (4) 11/08/2019 01:51:53 PM
#1593   .06 ask literally disappeared into the close! Hitman970 04/09/20 06:35:12 PM
#1592   Last news I can find 21 weeks ago... NEW Dubster watching 04/09/20 04:13:36 PM
#1591   Think we’ll keep slowly rising? I wonder if we’ll Dubster watching 04/09/20 04:11:32 PM
#1590   .06 Hitman970 04/09/20 03:41:23 PM
#1589   I can’t say I would have noticed either Dubster watching 04/07/20 10:51:27 AM
#1588   Funny that a stock with all buys for Hitman970 04/06/20 06:51:28 PM
#1587   Confirmed breakout! I took some .05s too!$$ Hitman970 04/05/20 12:24:19 PM
#1586   Added some @55s on Friday. Looks like a Boersi 04/05/20 12:01:12 PM
#1585   1 month chart shows a rise in volume. Hitman970 04/05/20 11:50:16 AM
#1584   Iroku has a vision. Hitman970 04/04/20 01:39:32 PM
#1583   No information I’m aware of. Just this slowly Dubster watching 04/02/20 04:07:03 PM
#1582   Anything happened? Boersi 04/02/20 01:47:39 PM
#1581   WHERE IS EVERYONE???? $$$$ Hitman970 04/02/20 01:44:11 PM
#1580   Loading zone today Hitman970 04/01/20 11:55:14 AM
#1579   I will let me surprise. Still have a Boersi 03/30/20 01:03:25 AM
#1578   Low float, sensitive to a volume spike. 1 Hitman970 03/29/20 07:48:19 PM
#1577   How do you see those price target? I still Boersi 03/27/20 07:02:09 PM
#1576   Loaded more today .05 stock to own Hitman970 03/25/20 08:32:39 PM
#1575   Few sellers. 70k at .05-.06 J gap to .16+ Hitman970 03/25/20 07:19:15 PM
#1574   PR coming thurs. Hitman970 03/25/20 09:49:52 AM
#1573   Yep Probably going to see something soon. I’ve owned this Dubster watching 03/25/20 12:59:40 AM
#1572   DOES ANYONE CARE???? Hitman970 03/24/20 11:36:46 PM
#1571   This is being accumulated with little to no Hitman970 03/18/20 04:16:28 PM
#1570   Stock to own 2020 Hitman970 03/13/20 07:52:37 AM
#1569   The price target is 2.00 Hitman970 03/06/20 10:45:08 PM
#1568   Did everyone see the form 4 today? funnyG986 03/05/20 01:27:29 AM
#1567   It’s alive!?!? Cool Glad I have green shares that are Dubster watching 03/04/20 10:11:38 PM
#1566   if they bring the company back to filing funnyG986 03/03/20 11:47:59 AM
#1565   .07s up Hitman970 03/03/20 11:46:54 AM
#1564   ADFS huge news buy back coming here. funnyG986 03/03/20 11:45:13 AM
#1563   https://eatechnews.com/2019/12/23/ea-tech-usa-plans-new-brand-and-beginning/amp/ Boersi 12/24/19 02:50:53 AM
#1562   https://twitter.com/TechnologiesEa/status/1209081673561911297?s=19 Boersi 12/23/19 03:14:54 PM
#1561   https://www.nasdaq.com/market-activity/stocks/adfs/insider-activity would like Boersi 12/22/19 05:57:22 AM
#1560   So happy to see more very old positions Dubster watching 12/20/19 02:24:01 PM
#1559   EA Tech bought another 314000 ADFS at open Boersi 12/18/19 11:51:42 PM
#1558   https://eatechnologiesltd.com/ Boersi 12/10/19 12:03:22 PM
#1557   https://eatechnews.com/author/newafricasecurity/ Boersi 12/07/19 06:41:51 PM
#1556   Only the sky is the limit! $ADFS Boersi 11/13/19 03:05:10 AM
#1555   https://charts.comdirect.de/charts/rebrush/design_big.chart?AVGTYPE=simple Boersi 11/13/19 03:03:47 AM
#1554   Did you see the all time chart? There is Boersi 11/13/19 03:01:13 AM
#1553   Mr. Adebayo Idowu explained that the vest stands RubyMartin 10/25/19 08:07:51 PM
#1552   https://eatechnews.com/2019/10/25/eatech-nigeria-completes-development-of-electr Hitman970 10/25/19 03:22:51 PM
#1551   Continuing to grow! Dubster watching 10/24/19 11:16:51 AM
#1550   ADFS PT 1.00 Hitman970 10/23/19 11:14:13 PM
#1549   Nice to see these come back from the Dubster watching 10/15/19 10:26:07 AM
#1548   Osita Iroku owns two other companies... https://www.corporationwiki.com/p/31lu Boersi 10/14/19 01:28:28 AM
#1547   https://newafricasecurityreports.wordpress.com/2019/05/11/ea-technologies-africa Boersi 10/13/19 11:35:24 PM
#1546   This stock known only one direction since 3 Boersi 10/13/19 04:47:59 PM
#1545   https://newafricasecurityreports.wordpress.com/author/newafricasecurity/ Boersi 10/13/19 04:10:23 PM
#1544   Huge merger with ADFS https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/ea-armament--sur Boersi 10/12/19 05:04:58 PM