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October, 2011

A full subscription version of ESI's Urban Security Suite (USS) bomb blast effect software is now available online.

May, 2011

On May 25, 2011, a Teaming Agreement with Applied Science International, LLC (ASI) was signed. The companies will combine their efforts in providing services to security and construction companies.

October, 2010

ESI to develop Canada's new space arm technologies
Engineering Services Inc. (ESI) announced today that it has signed a contract with the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) worth $3 million (CAD) to develop robotic arm technologies for lunar missions, with an option for a second arm worth $500 thousand (CAD). Along with a micro-rover and a smaller robotic arm, this is the third robot that ESI is developing for the CSA and establishes ESI as a major player in Canada's space industry. Read the complete announcement here.

October, 2009

An online demo of the Urban Security Suite (USS) bomb blast effect software is now available. Click here to register.

June, 2009

The Urban Security Suite (USS) software has been upgraded with a ‘Light Version’ in preparation for offering web-based services on estimation of blast effects on buildings and other urban structures. The services are expected to begin at the end of the third quarter 2009.

May, 2009

A new phase of MBEES software development has been awarded by DND.

March, 2009

The Urban Security Suite (USS) software has been upgraded to be Unicode compatible and now works with newer versions of AutoCAD, such as 2007 to 2009. A new GUI has been added with dockable tree-structure to set up and show scene models – it is more user-friendly than before.

February, 2009

ESI's Security and Defense Division delivered 25 copies of its MBEES software (without fragment module) to a Canadian military school.

January, 2009

Work continues on integrating structures, such as a new type of observation posts and barriers, into Military Infrastructure Blast Analysis software. An order from Ottawa for 25 copies is anticipated very soon.

Upgrading of the Urban Security Suite (USS) software to be Unicode compatible so it will work with the latest version of AutoCAD and other GIS programs is near completion. The conceptual design is under way of a light version of USS that is designed for security or emergency response teams to execute quick estimation and planning in urgent situations.