HDT Global (HDT), a leading provider of highly engineered solutions for extreme environments across military, public and private sectors, announced today the acquisition of the business and assets of DRS Environmental Systems, Inc. (DESI), a manufacturer of rugged and transportable mobile enclosures, environmental control units, power generators and other ground support systems.

Entering its 80th year of operations, HDT is the world leader in inventing, developing, and manufacturing proven expeditionary solutions for austere locations. HDT is also known for its global field teams and technicians providing customer training and support of fielded systems.

With this completed transaction, HDT expands its offering in mobile enclosures, mobile aircraft ground equipment, and specialized expeditionary environmental control units. The acquisition adds two facilities located in Cincinnati, Ohio, and Florence, Kentucky, to the list of HDT locations in the Americas, Europe, and Asia Pacific.

“HDT leadership is excited to welcome approximately 170 DESI employees to our team of highly experienced, customer-focused professionals. Additionally, the products and services they provide will complement our current portfolio, propelling us forward in our mission to provide proven solutions for extreme environments to our war fighters and U.S. allies globally,” said Sean Bond, President and CEO, HDT Global.

“As always, HDT is dedicated to adding value for our customers and to providing solutions that facilitate our customers’ success,” added Greg Miller, Senior Vice President of U.S. Business. “HDT has a legacy of developing, designing, manufacturing and sustaining complete, state-of-the-art, efficient expeditionary systems. The DESI acquisition continues in that tradition while broadening our offering and capabilities. We are excited about the future and our increased ability to fulfill our mission.”