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Delta Scientific showcase counter-terrorist vehicle control systems at Delta Equipment Demonstration event

Delta Scientific showcased its new Delta HD300 which is  available with either a fully electric or hydraulic control unit Delta Scientific, the leading manufacturer of counter-terrorist vehicle control systems used in the United States and internationally, recently announced that on June 24-25 over 150 government officials, security professionals, integrators and contractors came together at Delta's Fredericksburg office to view anti-terrorism barriers, bollards, cra...

Hydraulic and electrical/mechanical power units for vehicle access control: Pros and Cons

When specifying the vehicle access control system you need to stop a truck-bomber, errant driver or vehicle not authorised to enter your facility, you have to decide among bollards, barriers or barricades. Once you have decided the type you will use, you then have to pick the model to use. Finally, you then need to select the type of power unit you are going to deploy. And, going green is important to many companies and organisations worldwide who are trying to minimise their carbo...

Delta’s Vehicular perimeter security systems help ensure safety at various university campuses in the US

Penn State University uses seven of Delta's barriers for home football games and special events for vehicle control and protection Keeping pedestrians safe, protecting structures from accidental or intentional automobile crashes, and force protection (keeping employees and visitors from harm) have always been campus safety concerns. A wide variety of campuses find peace of mind through the use of barriers, barricades and bollards for vehicle-based physical access control a...

Delta Scientific to showcase its all-electric HD300 barrier at ISC West 2014

HD300 leverages Delta’s proprietary counter-balanced technology to provide a 1.5 second EFO Delta Scientific, the leading manufacturer of counter-terrorist vehicle control systems used in the United States and internationally, recently announced that its new HD300 barrier, available with either a fully electric or hydraulic control unit, will stop a 15,000 pound (66.7 Km) vehicle traveling 50 mph (80 kpm). Upon impact, the barrier remains in its foundation and the op...

Delta’s bollard systems and perimeter cabling system helps secure Ronald W. Reagan Presidential Library

The DSC800 can be a hydraulic, pneumatic, manual operation or fixed post bollard With its historic cultural value, and abundant foot and vehicle traffic, security measures are paramount at the Ronald W. Reagan Presidential Library and Museum in Simi Valley, Calif., where the former president is buried. Both decorative Delta DSC800 and TT210 bollard systems and a perimeter cabling systems are used to protect pedestrians, the library and museum grounds. The bollards protect the...

Delta’s DSC 600 Shallow Foundation Bollards help protect a Major League baseball stadium from car bombings

Delta’s 2-bollard modules will stop and destroy a 15,000-pound truck traveling 50 miles per hour Vehicle attack is a harsh reality in our modern society and large public gatherings, such as sports events, are considered to be potential terrorist targets. A baseball stadium, its fans and the American pastime are all at risk. In fact, back in March 2005, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) identified a dozen possible strikes it viewed most devastating, including...

Delta Scientific’s barricades stop bomb-laden car and SUV from entering United States Consulate in Herat

The Delta barricade that protected the consulate staff in Herat was the DSC1100 Delta Scientific recently announced that Delta barricades at the United States Consulate in Herat, Afghanistan, stopped a bomb-laden car and SUV from penetrating the entrances to the facility. The Taliban attacked the consulate in western Afghanistan with car bombs and guns on Friday, September 13 (2013), killing at least four Afghans but failing to enter the compound or hurt any Americans. The two...

Delta Scientific installs 50 custom-design bullet-resistant guard booths at San Ysidro Port of Entry

The majority of the traffic lanes will have two stacked bullet-resistant inspection booths created by Delta Scientific Delta Scientific, the leading manufacturer of counter-terrorist vehicle control systems used in the United States and internationally, recently announced that it is manufacturing and installing 50 custom-design bullet-resistant guard booths, K4 rated swing gates, barriers and bollards for the refurbishment of the San Ysidro Landed Port of Entry (SYLPOE), the b...

Delta Scientific’s DSC720-1M bollards stop 15,000 pound flatbed truck creating a M50, P1 ASTM rating

Delta Scientific recently announced that a crash test of its new DSC720-1M bollards, created to stop taller trucks such as those found in Europe and the Mideast from tumbling over anti-terrorist crash-proof bollards, stopped a 15,000 pound (66.7 Km) flatbed truck impacting at 50 miles per hour (80 kph) with only a 0.5 meter penetration of the vehicle, creating an M50, P1 ASTM rating. The bollards caused severe damage to the engine and drive train. “This is the type of stopping power custo...

Delta Scientific DSC720 1M bollards pass ASTM test criteria for an M50 level test

Delta Scientific, the leading manufacturer of counter-terrorist vehicle control systems used in the United States and internationally, recently announced that taller trucks, especially those found in Europe and the Middle East, will not be able to tumble over anti-terrorist, crash-proof bollards. In a full scale crash test, the new Delta Scientific DSC720 1M bollards, which raise and lower in seconds, passed an independent lab test following ASTM test criteria for an M50 level test. Tested as a...

Delta Scientifics MP5000 portable crash barriers protect dignitaries at Presidential Inauguration

Delta Scientifics’ mobile deployable vehicle crash barriers carry a K8 rating and stops 7.5 ton vehicles Delta Scientific, the leading manufacturer of counter-terrorist vehicle control systems used in the United States and internationally, recently announced that 12- and 16-foot MP5000 mobile deployable vehicle crash barriers helped police and military officers protect the president, congressional leaders, judges, journalists, other attendees and onlookers at the Preside...

Delta Scientific's MP5000 portable crash barrier helps protect attendees at Chicago NATO Summit

In Chicago, the totally self-contained MP5000’s were towed into position and controlled vehicle access within 15 minutes Delta Scientific, the leading manufacturer of counter-terrorist vehicle control systems used in the United States and internationally, recently announced that (#) 12- and 16-foot MP5000 mobile deployable vehicle crash barriers helped police and military officers protect 60 heads of state and other global leaders, over 2,000 journalists, other atten...