U.S. Army Common Base Shelters

Specialist Services has successfully completed the 20’ x 8’ 3-1 Expandable Shelters for US Army project

The US Army’s 405th Army Field Support Brigade Tele-Maintenance and Distribution Cell-Ukraine (TDC-U) selected Specialist Services, a Centurion company, to provide 3-1 expandable shelters to support their mission.

When deployed, each ISO container-based expandable shelter provides 475sqft of usable internal space and is complete with small power, data and comms. The shelters were configured to facilitate the sustainment of weapon systems being operated on the frontline in Ukraine, via remote, encrypted communication systems.

As an urgent operational requirement, we manufactured and delivered seven units in only seven weeks.

Key Features

  • ISO 668 1CC size (20’ x 8’)
  • 3-1 (double-sided) expandable shelters
  • Air transportable
  • 15-minute set up time
  • 400V 50Hz
  • 24,000 BTU heating / cooling
  • Levelling jacks

Specialist Services Exhibits at Defense Event in UAE

Specialist Services, part of Centurion Middle East & North Africa, recently exhibited at the first edition of Ajban Defense Industry and Technology Exhibition 2024.

The event took place in Abu Dhabi, UAE in February and played host to more than120 exhibitors. Among the hundreds of attendees were key representatives from a host of national and international companies serving the global defense industry.

The event provided a platform for exhibitors to showcase their capabilities and advanced technologies while allowing attendees, exhibitors and other key stakeholders to explore collaborative prospects. Generating over 1,700 commercial opportunities for local manufacturers, the exhibition directly supported the UAE’s national ‘Make it in the Emirates’ initiative and the national In-Country Value Program.

“The Ajban Defense Industry and Technology Exhibition gave us the opportunity to engage with potential clients and local manufacturers dedicated not only to advancing defense technologies and solutions, but also to build connections within the UAE. Our presence at Ajban enabled us to showcase our deployable infrastructure, contingency basing, and modular construction capabilities and meet key local partners from multiple UAE based offset companies in the defense industry,” said Kyle Bowles, General Manager – Defense at Specialist Services.

The event was a huge success for Specialist Services and a highly beneficial opportunity to showcase their growing equipment and service offering tailored specifically for the defense sector.

U.S. Air Force Mobile Guard Houses

Specialist Services has successfully completed the Ballistically Protected Guard Houses project

The U.S. Air Force Europe’s 48th Security Forces Squadron based at RAF Lakenheath, United Kingdom, selected Specialist Services, a Centurion company, to deliver twenty-two ballistically protected mobile guard houses.

Each defensive position includes a 1.5m x 1.5m guard cabin, specially designed to be capable of withstanding armor-piercing ammunition. They feature defensive ring ports offering 360-degree coverage, integrated security spot lighting, and a trailer for easy deployment throughout the installation.

These units are designed to elevate the 48 SFS defensive capabilities and effectiveness, ensuring they can more safely fulfil their role as the integrated base defense force for the installation.

Key Features

  • 1.5m x 1.5m x 2.3m
  • NIJ Level IV ballistic protection
  • 4# viewing windows
  • 8# weapon ports
  • Integrated folding steps for elevated mounting locations
  • 360° spot light coverage
  • Holding down positions for trailer

U.S. Air Force Deployable Field Armory

Specialist Services has successfully completed the 13’ x 8’ x 8’ Deployable Field Armory project

The U.S. Air Force’s 33rd Rescue Squadron based at Kadena Air Base, Japan, selected Specialist Services, a Centurion company, to supply a deployable field armory.

The armory is constructed of ¼” steel and proprietary security panels that provide secure storage for up to 200 weapons and associated equipment. The armory is complete with environmental controls, including air conditioning and dehumidifying, exterior weapon mounts and maintenance tables, and a NAPEC rated security HASP.

The armory is highly mobile and has a tare weight of only 9000lb, which
enables deployment via C-130 or MTVR.

Key Features

  • 13’ x 8’ x 8’
  • LPS 1175 SR3 security rating
  • 9000lb tare weight
  • C-130 and MTVR Transportable
  • Exterior weapon mounts for maintenance
  • Integrated environmental controls
  • Flexible weapon racks

Secure Working Environments

Specialist Services has successfully completed the 10’ x 8’ x 8’6” Secure Working Environments project

The United Nations awarded Specialist Services, a Centurion company, a contract to provide four 10’ x 8’ ballistically protected secure working environments.

The ISO container-based units serve as cashier’s offices and support the United Nation’s Multi-dimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic.

Meticulously designed for enhanced security and functionality, the units are set to play a critical role in humanitarian operations. The ballistically-protected design ensures the safety of aid workers and the secure distribution of essential supplies in regions with elevated risk profiles.

Key Features

  • 10’ x 8’ x 8’6” ISO Containers
  • NIJ Level III ballistic protection
  • Document transaction drawer
  • Secure vestibule
  • Two workstations
  • Internal cash safe
  • Integrated HVAC
  • 360° security camera coverage

Visit us at AJBAN Exhibition 2024

Specialist Services, a Centurion company, will be exhibiting at the AJBAN Defense Industry and Technology Exhibition 2024.

Taking place at the Tawazun Defense Hall in Abu Dhabi on 20th and 21st February 2024, the event represents an important platform for Specialist Services to showcase our deployable infrastructure, contingency basing, and modular construction capabilities and connect with key partners in the government and military sectors in the region and globally.

Visit us at stand D7A to discover the comprehensive engineering, design, manufacturing, testing, and support capabilities we offer for our solutions made in the UAE, which facilitate the deployment of your military capabilities worldwide.

Get in touch in advance to schedule a meeting during the event and discuss how we can support your mission requirements.

We look forward to seeing you at AJBAN Defense Industry and Technology Exhibition.

CoverSix Dedicated Website for Defence and Security Solutions

RedGuard has been successfully providing products to the US military and defence clients for several years now under the CoverSix brand, and together with Specialist Services, we have taken this product range globally through our Joint Venture Company—RedGuard Specialist Services. With a wide variety of modular buildings for protection and security, CoverSix has now a dedicated website, providing detailed information about these hardened structures.

The product line features modular buildings equipped with customised threat mitigation, such as ballistic resistance, blast resistance, and resistance to forced entry. CoverSix also includes modular training range facilities, custom-outfitted ISO containers for use as mobile office locations and portable storage units. Scalable in size, CoverSix has a solution to keep personnel and assets safe and secure, no matter where duty calls.

At Specialist Services, we understand that mission-specific requirements are complex and can vary depending on your mission requirements. Therefore, together with RedGuard, we decided to provide those in the defence and security industry with a website focused entirely on their requirements.

With our strategic alliance with RedGuard, we are able to immediately address the requirements for specialised and hardened modular buildings serving the needs of defence, federal, and security customers worldwide.