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EODT to support security in Afghanistan

LENOIR CITY, Tenn., June 5 (UPI) -- The U.S.-led Combined Joint Task Force 101 has contracted EOD Technology Inc. to provide security services in Eastern Afghanistan.

U.S. company EODT was awarded the contract from the International Security Assistance Force's CJTF-101 to support Task Force Duke.

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Under the $99.9 million deal, EODT will provide security services in Task Force Duke's Camp Fenty in Eastern Afghanistan with entry point and guard tower support services to prevent access from unauthorized individuals.

"We understand the seriousness of the situation in Afghanistan," Matt Kaye, EODT president and chief executive officer, said in a statement.

"We have worked extensively in high-threat environments and our highly trained security professionals -- most of who are Afghans for this site -- are prepared to begin the mission to protect the men and women in uniform serving at Camp Fenty."

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