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Searchlights for Computer-Controlled Security Systems

Edgemont, Pennsylvania – February 1, 2012 – As federal agencies and U.S. and NATO armed forces continue to emphasize escalation of force and non-lethal weapons, the Maxa Beam Searchlight by Peak Beam Systems, Inc. is quickly becoming the white light of choice for remote-controlled security systems around the world. Peak Beam Systems’ line of Maxa… Read more »

Maxa Beam Crew-Served Weapons Light by Peak Beam Systems, Inc. Placed on U.S. Army’s Common Table of Allowance

Peak Beam’s Maxa Beam Crew-Served Weapons Light features Remote-Controlled Beam Adjustment and Strobe for Escalation of Force Edgemont, Pennsylvania – August 8, 2011 – Peak Beam Systems, Inc. is pleased to announce that the Company’s Maxa Beam Crew-Served Weapons Light (CSWL) has been placed on the U.S. Army’s Common Table of Allowance (CTA). This placement… Read more »

Peak Beam Systems, Inc. Releases New Lithium Iron Phosphate Battery for Maxa Beam Searchlight

New LiFePO4 Battery offers longer run times and more life cycles than traditional Maxa Beam Batteries. February 7, 2011 – EDGEMONT, PA – Peak Beam Systems, Inc. has announced the release of a new Lithium Iron Phosphate (LiFePO4) battery for the company’s Maxa Beam Searchlight. Weighing in at only 3.5 lbs., the new LiFePO4 battery… Read more »

Peak Beam Systems, Inc.’s Maxa Beam Searchlight Chosen for U.S. Navy’s Shipboard Protection System

August 12, 2010 – EDGEMONT, PA – Peak Beam Systems, Inc. announced today that the company’s high-intensity Maxa Beam Searchlights have been selected with LRAD Corporation’s LRAD-RX® acoustic hailing device as components in the U.S. Navy’s Shipboard Protection System. Peak Beam’s 12,000,000 CandlePower Maxa Beam Watertight Enclosure System is a fully sealed, computer-controlled searchlight that… Read more »

Peak Beam Systems, Inc. Ships 176 Maxa Beam Systems to Namsa

February 13, 2009 – EDGEMONT, PA – Peak Beam Systems, Inc., manufacturer of high-intensity Maxa Beam searchlights, announced today that the company has shipped 176 of its new Deluxe Vertical Maxa Beam Kit (MBPKG-D-V-STAT) to the NATO Maintenance and Supply Agency (NAMSA) for use in Afghanistan by France’s Section Technique de Armée de Terre (STAT).… Read more »

Peak Beam Systems, Inc. Introduces New Lightweight Searchlight Battery with Built-In Charger

November 26, 2008 – EDGEMONT, PA – Peak Beam Systems, Inc., manufacturer of high-intensity illumination products, announced today that the company has released a new ultra-lightweight, long-running Lithium-Ion battery system for its flagship product, the 7,500,000 CandlePower Maxa Beam Searchlight. The New Lithium-Ion Battery offers a significant leap in technology over older battery chemistries. The… Read more »

Peak Beam Systems, Inc. Lights Up U.S.-Mexico Border

October 10, 2008 – EDGEMONT, PA – Peak Beam Systems, Inc., manufacturer of high-intensity Maxa Beam searchlights, announced today that the company has shipped twenty-four Remote-Control Searchlight Systems for Border Surveillance to the U.S Border Patrol’s San Diego Sector. The waterproof Maxa Beam systems will be mounted onto a series of towers along the border… Read more »

Peak Beam Systems, Inc. Receives $1.9 Million in Crew-Served Weapons Light (Cswl) Purchase Orders

October 10, 2008 – EDGEMONT, PA – Peak Beam Systems, Inc., manufacturer of high-intensity Maxa Beam searchlights, announced today that the company has received a series of purchase orders valued at more than $1.9 million for Peak Beam’s new Maxa Beam Crew-Served Weapons Light (CSWL) Illumination System. The Maxa Beam CSWL system was released in… Read more »

Peak Beam Systems, Inc. Receives Hire Contract Award

July 23, 2008 – EDGEMONT, PA – Peak Beam Systems, Inc., manufacturer of high-intensity Maxa Beam searchlights, announced today that the company has received an award for the NYS/NASPO Hazard Incident Response Equipment (HIRE) Contract. The HIRE contract represents multiple award contracts for a broad spectrum of domestic preparedness equipment. Peak Beam’s contract number is… Read more »

Peak Beam Systems, Inc. Introduces High-Intensity Crew-Served Weapons Light (Cswl) System

June 6, 2008 – EDGEMONT, PA – Peak Beam Systems, Inc., manufacturer of high-intensity Maxa Beam searchlights, has introduced a Crew-Served Weapons Light (CSWL) Illumination System for heavy weapons. The weapon-mounted searchlight features a rugged, field-replaceable front lens and lamp assembly and a built-in interface that mounts the light to any M1913 “Picatinny” rail. The… Read more »

Peak Beam Systems Awarded Federal Grant for the Development of Light-Based Personnel Immobilization Device

EDGEMONT, PA – JUNE 25, 2007 – Peak Beam Systems, Inc., manufacturer of the world’s most powerful handheld searchlight, the Maxa Beam, has been awarded a federal grant for the development of a light-based personnel immobilization device for use on autonomous unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). The grant is being administered through the U.S. Army Aviation… Read more »

Peak Beam Systems Certified as a Woman-Owned Business

HARRISBURG, PA – JUNE 11, 2007 – Peak Beam Systems, Inc., manufacturer of the world’s most powerful handheld searchlight, the Maxa Beam, received recognition from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Bureau of Minority and Women Business Opportunities (BMWBO) as a certified Woman Business Enterprise. The certification is given in accordance with the criteria established by Executive… Read more »

Peak Beam Systems Introduces Watertight Enclosure Package for Maxa Beam Searchlight

EDGEMONT, PA – May 2007 – Peak Beam Systems, Inc., manufacturer of world class high-intensity illumination systems, has introduced a watertight enclosure package for the company’s Maxa Beam Searchlight. The watertight enclosure has been specially designed by Peak Beam engineers to house the Maxa Beam in a secure, waterproof environment without affecting the searchlight’s powerful… Read more »

Peak Beam Systems Named Women-Owned Small Business of The Year by UT-Battelle, LLC

OAK RIDGE, TN – MARCH 7, 2007 – Peak Beam Systems, Inc., manufacturer of the world’s most powerful handheld searchlight, the Maxa Beam, was named Women-Owned Small Business of the Year by UT-Battelle, LLC. This award was given as a part of UT-Battelle’s Annual Awards Program in recognition of the services and supplies that small… Read more »

Peak Beam Systems Introduces Maxa Beam Searchlight with Internal RS232 Computer Interface

EDGEMONT, PA – October, 2006 – Peak Beam Systems, Inc., manufacturer of the world’s most powerful handheld searchlight, the Maxa Beam, has introduced a specially engineered version of the Maxa Beam which includes an internal RS232 Computer Interface. The new MBS-430-RS Searchlight is designed to be mounted or integrated into land, UAV and marine platforms.… Read more »