June 14, 2018 – NEW YORK, New York – DarkPulse Technologies Inc. (“DarkPulse” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that retired Admiral James Basil Godwin III (“Gib”) has joined the Board of Directors of DarkPulse Technologies, Inc. effective today.

Dennis O’Leary, Co-CEO/Chairman, stated: “It is a great honor to have Admiral Godwin as a member of our Board of Directors.” Dr. Thomas Cellucci, Co-CEO, stated, “I have known Gib Godwin for many years. Admiral Godwin brings to the Board a wealth of experience and expertise in the market sectors that are the focus of DarkPulse’s market strategy. His background in the military and his connections in business will open new and fruitful relationships for the Company.” Cellucci continued: “With the announcement of our option license agreement with PNNL, and Gib’s prior experience in the Cyber Security and Defense sectors, DarkPulse is now appreciably ahead of any competition.”

Rear Admiral Godwin transitioned from the United States Navy in 2006 after 33 years of service, including extensive experience in critical program and fiscal management, systems integration and successful program delivery through the rigorous Defense Acquisition process. Godwin is a decorated Naval Aviator with more than 4,500 flight hours embarked in numerous Carrier Air Wings and Carrier Strike Groups.

In 2014, he joined Price Waterhouse Coopers, and prior to that, he held Vice President positions within the Defense industry, including Athena Technologies (now Rockwell Collins), Dynamic Analytics & Test, and Northrop Grumman Information Systems. During this time, he was the cyber security lead for the Defense Systems and Defense Technology Divisions within the Northrop Grumman Information Systems Sector responsible for emerging cyber technology development and systems integration of product offerings. In addition, he was responsible for horizontally integrating products, which required multi-faceted hardware, software and security solutions, as well, he was responsible for introducing a cutting-edge HD video compression technology.

Admiral Godwin commented: “It is an honor and a thrill to join a firm like DarkPulse and aid in its rapid expansion across multiple market segments.”

Admiral Godwin awards include the Legion of Merit (three awards), Meritorious Service Medal (two awards), Strike/Flight Air medal (three awards), Individual Air Medal, Navy Commendation Medal (three awards including one Combat “V”), Navy Achievement Medal, Expert Pistol medal, and several unit awards and citations.

About DarkPulse Technology Holdings Inc.

DarkPulse Technologies is a global technology provider in the business of manufacturing, selling, installing, servicing and monitoring systems, including hardware and software that detects changes in the structural health of infrastructure. Their security solutions offer 24/7 monitoring of perimeters and detection of tunneling along national borders.

For more information, visit www.DarkPulse.com

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