DELTA ACCESS BARRIERS PROTECT U.S. EMBASSIES.Byline: Daily News
VALENCIA - Delta Scientific has installed its counterterrorist coun·ter·ter·ror
Intended to prevent or counteract terrorism: counterterror measures; counterterror weapons.
Action or strategy intended to counteract or suppress terrorism. systems at U.S. embassies in Estonia, Indonesia, New Guinea New Guinea (gĭn`ē), island, c.342,000 sq mi (885,780 sq km), SW Pacific, N of Australia; the world's second largest island after Greenland. , Ivory Coast Ivory Coast: see Côte d'Ivoire. , Guatemala, Nepal, Lithuania and Madagascar as well as the U.S. Consulate Consulate, 1799–1804, in French history, form of government established after the coup of 18 Brumaire (Nov. 9–10, 1799), which ended the Directory. in Florence, Italy.
Delta Scientific, headquartered in Valencia with its manufacturing plant in Palmdale, now supplies barricade systems to more than 170 U.S. embassies and consulates in more than 130 countries.
Delta blockades meet or exceed U.S. Department of State and Department of Defense certification standards. The company's permanent vehicle barricades range from surface-mounted and shallow-foundation designs to cable beam barricades for parking lots. They include both high-security and very-high security models, and can stop a vehicle weighing up to 7.5 tons traveling up to 50 mph.
Delta's portable crash-rated barriers and barricades were first used successfully to protect NATO NATO: see North Atlantic Treaty Organization.
in full North Atlantic Treaty Organization
International military alliance created to defend western Europe against a possible Soviet invasion. troops in Kosovo and elsewhere.
Delta Scientific systems also protect the U.S. Capitol and other Washington landmark buildings, high-rises throughout the world, Broadway pedestrians in New York City New York City: see New York, city.
New York City
City (pop., 2000: 8,008,278), southeastern New York, at the mouth of the Hudson River. The largest city in the U.S. , corporate facilities, the Singapore parliament, power and water infrastructure locales, European castles and some private homes.
Delta is the leading manufacturer of vehicle access control equipment and operates in more than 250,000 square feet in Valencia and Palmdale. Delta's three product lines consist of high-security vehicle barricade systems, parking control equipment and guard booths. Delta Scientific has been engineering and manufacturing security systems since 1974 and sells its products worldwide.