LAAD 2013: Mistral Group Introduces New Capabilities in Detecting and Identifying Drugs & Explosives

Mistral's solutions capable to identify over 20 various drug types and 99% of the explosives; were used extensively by coalition forces during the Iraq and Afghanistan wars

Herzeliya Pituach, Israel – Mistral Group, a leading developer and manufacturer of products for military, EOD and law-enforcement will be displaying various drug and explosives identification kits at LAAD 2013 exhibition, in Rio de-Janeiro, Israel Pavilion, Hall 4, Stand #H - 26.

Mistral Group subsidiary, Mistral Detection will highlight at the event various drug detection and identification kits, including aerosol and Pentest capable of identifying over 20 various drug types or other illicit substances. Mistral’s kits can detect drug residues that cannot be seen by the naked eye.

Similar kits used for the detection and identification of explosives are Expray and ExPens. Used extensively by coalition forces during the Iraq and Afghanistan wars, Mistral Detection’s Expray is recognized as the most widely used field test kit in the world. These simple to use products are designed for pre or post blast investigations; they can detect and identify 99% of the explosives on the FBI threat list, including home-made explosives.

At LAAD 2013 Mistral Group is also displaying the range of blast containment vessels, designed for transportation and mitigation of explosive devices, and CBRNE threats developed by its subsidiary Karil Protective Systems (KPS).

KPS's products and solutions are being used worldwide, including US military and PSA of Argentina and recently were delivered to Brazilian security groups in support to the security efforts of the 2013 Confederation cup and 2014 world cup.

“At LAAD 2013 we are displaying our unique explosives, drugs and forensic detection products" said Mr. Eyal Banai, Mistral Group's CEO. Mr. Banai adds: "For many years our solutions are being used successfully worldwide and have recently delivered on increasing orders received from Latin America. We invite you to visit our booth and to see the company's extensive range of solutions on display”

Mistral Group

Established in 1988, Mistral Group is a leading developer and manufacturer of blast management tools, forensic, explosive and drug detection and identification products for military, EOD, security agencies, airports, and other critical infrastructure requiring protection.

Mistral Group is a team of independent companies, each operating in different segment of the Defense and Law Enforcement markets, offering a wide range of innovative, technologically mature and operationally proven solutions.

Mistral Group also includes WaterGen Company producing and generating of water-from-air for vehicles and bases, and portable water treatment units for the individual soldier.

Contact Information:

Roey Bahat

Director of International Marketing and Sales

Tel: 1(301) 913-9366

Cell: (301) 655-3230


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