SOLON, Ohio – May 23, 2013 – As leading providers of innovative expeditionary and airborne solutions, HDT Global and its Airborne Systems division are exhibiting their latest technologies at CANSEC 2013 in Ottawa, Canada, May 29 – 30.

HDT Global and Airborne Systems offer state-of-the-art military solutions including shelter systems, expeditionary power management systems, parachute systems, oxygen systems, engineering services and training programs.

Utilizing a fully integrated solution, designed and manufactured by HDT, the expeditionary shelter systems provide peace of mind and the protection needed in austere and hazardous environments. At the core of the modular and scalable complexes are the field-proven, energy efficient shelters, filtration systems, environmental control units, heaters, and power generators that work in concert to ensure the safety of the assets inside.

Airborne Systems, the world leader in parachute systems, designs, manufactures and supports new generation military parachutes including the T-11 recently procured by the Canadian Government; the Intruder® which has been type classified as the RA-1 to replace the MC-4 as the primary tactical parachute by the U.S. Army and begins fielding to the U.S. Army in January 2014; and FireFly®, a Guided Precision Aerial Delivery System.

“We have a longstanding commitment to Canada’s Defence,” said Elizabeth Johnson, VP North America Business Development, Airborne Systems.

“We provide tailored solutions to meet our customers’ needs and our presence across North America ensures we are on the leading edge of technology, innovation and design,” said Prabha Gopinath, VP International Customer Business at HDT Expeditionary Systems Group, a division of HDT Global.

HDT Global and Airborne Systems maintain facilities in Canada and are creating local jobs to support the Canadian forces.

Find out more about HDT Global at Booth #1007 and Airborne Systems at Booth #1011 during CANSEC 2013.


About HDT: Headquartered in Solon, Ohio, USA, HDT Global is widely recognized for its industry-leading production of state-of-the-art, fully integrated deployable solutions, including shelters, generators, heaters, air filtration devices, parachutes, aerial delivery systems, robotics and other engineered technologies, currently used by U.S. and allied military units worldwide, as well as civilian government and commercial customers. For more information, visit

About Airborne Systems: Airborne Systems, a division of HDT Global, is a world leader in parachute recovery systems. It specializes in the design, development, and manufacturing of parachutes for air vehicle and spacecraft recovery systems, aircraft deceleration and spin/stall systems, personnel, and cargo parachute systems. Airborne Systems is a global company, supporting customers from around the world, with operations centers in Belleville, Ontario; Pennsauken, New Jersey; Santa Ana, California; and Llangeinor, South Wales. For more information, visit