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FirstSpear Formally Launched

Scott Carver, FirstSpear founder has announced the formation of his new company concentrating on specialized load carrying and armor systems for warfighters. He has assembled one hell of a team and we wish him our best. Below is the press release in its entirety.

FirstSpear Utilizes Unique Technology Advancements and Focus to Provide Enhanced Capabilities for Warfighters and Professional Users

Saint Louis, MO, January 11, 2011 – Today, President and CEO, Scott Carver, announced the launch of FirstSpear, a company focused on the rapid design, development and delivery of Integrated Personal Protective Equipment and Enhanced Load Carriage Solutions for warfighters and professional users. The company will begin new product roll-outs in early 2011 and is already accepting orders for production.
FirstSpear’s founders have a legacy of designing, developing and producing some of the most widely used and sought after tactical equipment for military and law enforcement. Carver’s newest venture will focus on providing our men and women in uniform the next generation of mission-critical equipage. Based upon an unsurpassed understanding of operational requirements and dedication to ensuring high-speed fielding, FirstSpear has a unique capability for custom product design and innovative manufacturing. Built to meet the highest quality standards, FirstSpear’s products are engineered to be light weight, withstand harsh combat conditions, and maintain their durability over time, no matter the mission.

“FirstSpear is about empowering our professional users with solutions that exceed expectations, in any environment, during any mission profile,” said Jonathan Laplume, FirstSpear’s Vice President for Strategy and Development. “Our products utilize advanced design, lightweight materials, and our first-hand knowledge of user needs to provide our warfighters with a consistent combat advantage.”

“Our user’s needs are constantly evolving, FirstSpear’s vision is to evolve with them in real time,” said Carver. “FirstSpear integrates past experience and proven technology with a unique advancement in materials, configuration and production efficiency, to offer the most advanced load carriage solutions possible.”

FirstSpear, LLC is dedicated to rapidly delivering innovative individual equipment systems to professional users. To follow the launch of FirstSpear, LLC visit www.first-spear.com.

FirstSpear was founded in 2010 by a team of experienced industry professionals and former U.S. servicemen, with the mission of rapidly delivering innovative personal protective equipment and enhanced load carriage solutions to US and allied warfighters and professional users. With over 20 years of hands-on manufacturing experience with tactical equipment, Scott Carver has proven experience and dedication to meeting the warfighter’s evolving mission needs. FirstSpear’s uniquely focused research and development team is lead by former SOF Infantryman and present industry design specialist Jonathan Laplume.


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