Navigation Links
Cardiac Science Awarded US Military Certification

BOTHELL, Wash., Jan. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cardiac Science Corporation, a global leader in automated external defibrillator (AED) and diagnostic cardiac monitoring devices, has been awarded Airworthiness Release (AWR) from the U.S. Army's Research, Development, and Engineering Command for the Powerheart® AED G3 Pro® automated defibrillator. The certification indicates the Powerheart AED G3 Pro complies with U.S. Department of Defense medical device certification criteria and is tested for use in air, sea, and land operations.


The Army, in determining airworthiness for the Powerheart AED G3 Pro, commissioned the United States Army Aeromedical Research Laboratory (USAARL) to perform in-flight and laboratory assessments to assess performance under a variety of conditions. The Powerheart AED G3 Pro met the rigorous requirements to earn the certification, including testing for device usability, electrical safety, electromagnetic interference, extreme temperatures, vibration, exposure to dust and rain, altitude, rapid decompression, acceleration, and crash durability.  

"We are proud our AEDs have earned this certification for use by the U.S. Army in operations, whether by air, land, or sea," said Dave Marver, Cardiac Science chief executive officer. "This clearance validates the performance of our AEDs in the most challenging environments and conditions."

The global military AED market is estimated to be $60 million, with half of that in the US.  

About Cardiac Science

Cardiac Science, a wholly owned subsidiary of Opto Circuits (India) Ltd., develops, manufactures, and markets a family of advanced diagnostic and therapeutic cardiology devices and systems, including automated external defibrillators (AED), electrocardiograph devices (ECG/EKG), cardiac stress treadmill and systems, PC-based diagnostic workstations, Holter monitoring systems, hospital defibrillators, vital signs monitors, cardiac rehabilitation telemetry systems, and cardiology data management systems (informatics) that connect with hospital information (HIS), electronic medical record (EMR), and other information systems. The company sells a variety of related products and consumables and provides a portfolio of training, maintenance, and support services. Cardiac Science, the successor to the cardiac businesses that established the trusted Burdick®, HeartCentrix®, Powerheart®, and Quinton® brands, is headquartered in Bothell, Washington. With customers in almost 100 countries worldwide, the company has operations in North America, Europe, and Asia. For information, call 425.402.2000 or visit

For updates and information on worldwide defibrillation and cardiac monitoring, find us on the Cardiac Science blog at, Twitter at, Facebook at, and YouTube at

For more information, contact (media) +1.425.402.2000 | (investors) | +91.80.2852.8088

SOURCE Cardiac Science Corporation
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. Cardiac Science Extends Device Connectivity to Allscripts Professional™ Electronic Health Record
2. Reportlinker Adds Cardiac Rhythm Management (CRM) Devices - Global Pipeline Analysis, Opportunity Assessment and Market Forecasts to 2016
3. Boston Scientific Announces Agreement With Fukuda Denshi for Distribution of Cardiac Rhythm Management Products in Japan
4. Statement of Kenneth Stein, M.D., Chief Medical Officer, Cardiac Rhythm Management, Boston Scientific on JAMA Article
5. Reportlinker Adds Asia-Pacific Markets for Cardiac Rhythm Management, Electrophysiology & Ablation Devices 2011
6. NewCardio Presents Results for Cardiac Safety Research Consortium Blinded Drug Safety Study
7. Opto Circuits Successfully Completes Acquisition of Cardiac Science
8. The Citizen CPR Foundation Launches National Call to Action to Empower Citizens to Save Lives of Those with Sudden Cardiac Arrest
9. Reportlinker Adds Cardiac Assist Devices - Global Pipeline Analysis, Opportunity Assessment and Market Forecasts to 2016
10. Cardiac Science Announces Q3 Results
11. NewCardio to Present Results of QTinno Performance on Cardiac Safety Research Consortium Blinded Testing Dataset
Post Your Comments:
(Date:11/24/2015)... Nov. 24, 2015 Avery Biomedical Devices (ABD), ... to announce the appointment of Anders Jonzon , ... Dr. Jonzon is a ... Children,s Hospital, Uppsala University, Uppsala and Children,s Hospital, Karolinska, ... was a fellow at the Cardiovascular Institute (UCSF). His ...
(Date:11/24/2015)... DALLAS , Nov. 24, 2015  Ascendant Solutions, Inc. ... announced that its Board of Directors has declared a special ... The stock dividend is payable December 14, 2015, to shareholders ... in the form of additional shares of common stock. ... by the Board is a strong endorsement of our confidence ...
(Date:11/24/2015)... st  Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of ... Chicago on Nov-29 th through Dec-4 th ... Assembly and Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of ... on Nov-29 th through Dec-4 th , in ... its revolutionary whole body CZT digital SPECT/CT solution at the upcoming ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:11/24/2015)... ... November 24, 2015 , ... ... their Black Friday sale a week early, offering 40% off select bras and ... intimate apparel industry through both mobile fit technology and the latest fashion, quickly ...
(Date:11/24/2015)... N.J. (PRWEB) , ... November 25, 2015 , ... ... delivery technologies and development solutions for drugs, biologics, consumer health and global clinical ... will present at the upcoming Clinical Trial Supply East Asia Conference, to be ...
(Date:11/24/2015)... ... 24, 2015 , ... The hospitals and health systems on ... orthopedic care. They have received recognition for excellence from various reputable organizations in ... Becker's Hospital Review selected hospitals for inclusion based on national rankings and awards ...
(Date:11/24/2015)... UT (PRWEB) , ... November 24, 2015 , ... It ... Magazine. For a business, it is critical that the first impression be positive and ... they are not likely to buy anything or want to return. They will also ...
(Date:11/24/2015)... ... November 24, 2015 , ... Brillouin Energy Corp. Congress ... the developer of renewable energy technologies capable of producing commercially useful amounts of ... that its WET™ and HHT™ Boiler System reactor core modules were presented to ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):