High Rise Escape Systems wins contract for Vandenberg AFB air traffic control center
Sept. 26, 2016 Vandenberg Air Force Base becomes the latest US Military Installation to award High Rise Escape Systems Inc. (HRES) a Contract to protect their Air Traffic Controllers. The Guardian Evacuation System requires no outside assistance, has a long shelf-life, requires no power and is easy to use. Fixed or Portable Systems are available for heights up to 100 stories to protect governmental, commercial and residential facilities abroad. Learn more at http://hres.com
Vandenberg is a United States Air Force Base 9.2 miles northwest of Lompoc, California. It is under the jurisdiction of the 30th Space Wing, Air Force Space Command (AFSPC).
Vandenberg AFB is a Department of Defense space and missile testing base, with a mission of placing satellites into polar orbit from the West Coast using expendable boosters (Pegasus, Taurus, Minotaur, Atlas V, Delta IV and SpaceX's Falcon 9). Wing personnel also support the Service's LGM-30G Minuteman III Intercontinental Ballistic Missile Force Development Evaluation program.
In addition to its military mission, the base also leases launch pad facilities to SpaceX as well as 100 acres leased to the California Spaceport in 1995.