Allen-Vanguard strives to outgun, outmaneuver, and outthink terrorists. The company manufactures and markets counter-terrorist equipment systems to governments and private-sector clients worldwide. Its technologies, tools, and training focus on defeating or minimizing the effects of hazardous devices and materials, whether chemical, biological, radiological, or explosive. Allen-Vanguard's products have been used in Afghanistan and Iraq, at G8 summits, the Olympics, and several Republican National Conventions. Clients have included the FBI, the Secret Service, the US Army, and fire and police departments in the US and Canada, among others. Versa Capital Management purchased Allen-Vanguard in late 2009.