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14th APPS Conference - Rome, October 25-28, 2015
The Superintendent of the Central Security Service of the President of the Republic organizes and hosts this year, from 25 to 28 October, the International Conference of APPS (Association of Personal Protection Services), the Organization which owns the Responsible for Security of Heads of State from around the world. The Conference is an important annual event that involves the responsible for the safety and protection of the Heads of State in the world. ICE Agency has provided support to enable participating companies to present their excellence and meet the delegates and the foreign representatives who will be present. On the afternoon of October 26 will be held in collaboration with AIAD (Aerospace, Defence and Security Industries’ Federation), a showcase of excellence in the field of national technological solutions for the protection of the Heads of State. The event's theme is "The Italian excellence in safety." The technologies on display were selected according to their relevance with the themes of the conference (drones and antidrones, light arms, armored vehicles etc). The intent is to offer to Italian companies the opportunity to showcase one of great interest and prestige. There will be domestic companies not only large, like Finmeccanica and Beretta, but also innovative start-ups, as Detoxizymes.
Here are profiles of participating companies exposure technique
ADEIA CONSULTING srl
Is a company specialized in providing to customers advising in the use of advanced technologies in the field of security, by assisting them from the conception and design of the system, coming to the commissioning and the managing of operational life. Adeia follows the regulatory compliance and designs security management systems for companies or public bodies. For APPS, Adeia presents an access control system, hands-free, of high security, based on a fusion biometric engine, unique in the international scene.
AERO SEKUR SpA
Aero Sekur is one of the leading Contractor within “Forza NEC” project, part of the “Future Soldier” program for the modernization of the Italian Armed Forces. Aero Sekur’s integrated range of personal protection products offers state- of-the-art solutions to the Future Soldier's operational needs.
The oldest firearms factory in the world (officially documented since 1526), and one of the most successful, Fabbrica d’Armi Pietro Beretta has been passed down through 15 generations of the Beretta family and is part of Beretta Holdings. In the centuries Beretta has proven to be as one of the premium names in the Defense and Law Enforcement sectors. Beretta has recently launched the “i-PROTECT” project, an innovative personal protection system specifically designed to reduce the response time of the Operations Centre regarding intervention, support and assistance, thus raising the security level of citizens and law enforcement personnel.
The Detoxizymes company is an innovative start-up spun-off from the Institute of Protein Biochemistry of CNR Naples, specialised in the production and commercialization of thermostable enzymes usable for the decontamination of nerve agents in the air and on surfaces.
Finmeccanica is Italy’s leading manufacturer in the high technology sector and ranks among the major global players in Aerospace, Defence and Security. Leveraging on dual application of technology, Finmeccanica is able to design and manufacture products, systems, services and integrated solutions for the defence sector as well as for public and private clients of the civil sector. Finmeccanica provides network infrastructures and systems architecture solutions for homeland protection, civil resilience, cyber security and information assurance, and is a world leader in the delivery of tailored, resilient high integrity systems solutions.
FIOCCHI MUNIZIONI SpA
Fiocchi is today a leading company worldwide in the field of small arms ammunition.
For the Law Enforcement market, Fiocchi has created and strengthened a special production line, appreciated all over the world for the quality of its ammunition . Fiocchi has reached a very high standard of production obtaining the certification, AQAP 2110, ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and NATO Qualification ammunition for the calibers: cal. 9 cal. 5.56 and cal. 7.62 Fiocchi is one of the few companies in the world able to produce cartridges for the new submachine gun in cal. 5.7x28 and 4.6x30.
In the recent years it has been developed a line of high-precision cartridge (Snipers) destined to Special Forces in the following calibers:
• .223 Rem
• .308 Win
• .338 Lapua Magnum
• .50 Browning
• .300 Win Magnum
These cartridges are available with different types of bullets to ensure the best performance with all available weapons in all weather conditions.
INTEGRA SOLUTIONS srl
Integra Solutions is an Italian engineering company specialized in developing software platforms for the world's security. The main product is the PSIM platform iDefender (that integrates disparate technologies: intrusion detection systems, environmental sensors, radar, cameras and more) that currently appears to be the solution adopted in most cities benefit from the PON FERS Security Development ob. Conv. 2007/2013.
MAIN REFERENCES: Marine Protected Area of Porto Cesareo; Power substations OF Terna; Smart City of Velletri; Integrated plants for urban security and territorial control for the District Agro Aversano, City of Gragnano, Gricignano, Montesilvano Recale, Pomigliano, Telese, St. Anthony, St. Egidio Monte Albino, Toritto; Poggioreale prison and Syracuse, Metro and Funicular of Naples.