May 10, 2018 – NEW YORK, New York – DarkPulse Technology Holdings Inc. (“DarkPulse” or the “Company”), the New York subsidiary of DarkPulse Technologies Inc., announces that it has executed an option agreement with Battelle, which operates the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) under contract for the US Department of Energy (DOE).

This arrangement could yield significant benefits to the Company, if a subsequent license agreement results:

  • DarkPulse could enhance its technology portfolio with UHSS as applied to Homeland Security, Defense, and Law Enforcement markets.
  • Vapor phase detection of explosives is the next high impact technological development. that could positively impact security screening operations within TSA and other agencies.
  • This UHSS technology may also be utilized to enable detection systems for narcotics, like Fentanyl and other drugs of abuse.

Reports of recent events in both the UK and Syria with CWAs clearly illustrate a need for UHSS capable of detecting CWAs at levels far below those Immediately Dangerous to Life and Health (IDLH). Dr. Tom Cellucci, Co-CEO of DarkPulse, stated: “This agreement involves US and international patents which DarkPulse believes can be applied to extensive markets that for years have been requiring ultra-high sensitivity sensors for the detection of trace chemicals, drugs and explosives—yet have not been satisfied with current systems.” Dennis O’Leary, DarkPulse’s Chairman and Co-CEO, continued: “DarkPulse believes that our anticipated products and capabilities based on this portfolio of patents represent the opportunity to improve trace detection needed by governments and private sector organizations around the globe.”

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.

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