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Product Update: Alford Strip for Car Boot/Trunk Opening

The Alford Strip 42mm charge has been successfully used for the swift and clean opening of car boots/trunks.  Affixed along the line of the lock mechanism, the Alford Strip can be placed remotely by an RCV or if necessary can be attached to the target by hand.  Tested against a variety of locks, the Alford …


Launch: FireBreak – Explosive Wire Cutting Tool

At the Counter Terror Expo in April 2013, Alford Technologies launched a new explosive tool used for performing wire cutting tasks.  Named the “FireBreak”, this new explosive tool is a low-cost, disposable, explosively-driven wire cutter used for cutting command wires.  FireBreak is constructed of lightweight materials and is a one-shot disposable tool.  It does not …


Alford Receives Enterprising Wiltshire Award for Innovation – 22 March 2013

On Friday 22 March, Alford Technologies were awarded the Enterprising Wiltshire Award for Innovation.  Selected from a shortlist of finalists, Alford Technologies were up against the best innovative companies in the region.  Over 140 companies entered the awards run by the Wiltshire Business Support Service.  Many attended Friday evening’s ceremony with representatives from Wiltshire’s chamber …


Launch: New Adhesive Breaching Tape – HydroTape

In March 2013, Alford Technologies launched their own design of HydroTape which is used to affix explosive charges to surfaces and supports better positioning of charges on targets.  This revolutionary design is unique to Alford Technologies and provides Breacher’s with an alternative adhesive solution to the Breacher’s Tape.  This high-tack double-sided adhesive tape creates an …


Recon Scout Showcased at AUVSI – August 2012

Partner of Alford Technologies, Recon Robotics featured at the Association of Unmanned Systems International event which took place from 6-9 August 2012 in Las Vegas. Barry Harris MBE from Recon Robotics discussed the latest “Throwbot” remotely operated vehicle (ROV) technology. Innovative and market-leading, the Recon Scout is the world’s smallest throwable robot used to support …


Alford’s choose Felix Fund as official charity – 15 October 2011

Here at Alford Technologies, we have recently decided to make the newly formed Felix Fund – The Bomb Disposal Charity – our official charity. Alford’s are hosting two EOD Awareness days which were auctioned at an initial fundraising event in addition to sponsoring the Alford Fundraising Plate which will be awarded annually to the military …


ATOM Training Launches at DSEi – 13 September 2011

Alford Technologies and A-T Solutions today have announced a joint venture company called ATOM Training. ATOM Training will provide counter-threat training courses to military, law enforcement and security personnel around the world. Informed by intelligence and designed by dedicated programme developers, ATOM training courses are delivered by some of the world’s most experienced Counter-Improvised Explosive …


Gatecrasher Featured in Latest Tom Clancy Book – 10 August 2011

The Alford Technologies developed product called “Gatecrasher” was featured in the latest book titled “Dead or Alive” by award-winning author Tom Clancy. Gatecrasher is a breaching tool used by police and military personnel to gain an explosive method of entry. “Being referenced in such a prestigious title is an honour for Alford Technologies” said Roland …

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