MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - Jan. 17, 2011) - Forensic Technology WAI, a pioneer in automated ballistics identification and analysis technology, has acquired Swiss-Photonics AG and its subsidiaries, including Projectina AG, from Safariland LLC, a subsidiary of BAE systems PLC.

"Swiss-Photonics is a leader in the development and manufacture of forensic science products. Their expertise and creativity not only benefit Forensic Technology's portfolio of products, but help expand our reach into new markets worldwide." said Robert A. Walsh, President of Forensic Technology WAI. The Heerbrugg, Switzerland-based Swiss-Photonics currently employs 36 people specialized in the design, production and support of forensic science products including optical components for inspection systems.

About Forensic Technology

Forensic Technology pioneered automated ballistics identification more than twenty years ago and continues to be a leader in ballistics and firearms identification technologies that promote a safer society. We partner with hundreds of public safety agencies in over 60 countries, providing cost-effective and sustainable solutions. With vast experience in scalable-networked solutions, we employ a dedicated team of engineering, forensic, and law enforcement professionals around the world.

Contact Information: Forensic Technology
Andre Demers
C: 514-777-8616