TEMPE, AZ -- (Marketwire) -- 01/08/13 -- VirTra Systems (PINKSHEETS: VTSI), a leading provider of firearms training simulation systems to military, law enforcement agencies and other organizations, today announced that the company has generated a record amount of sales orders for the month of December and for the fourth quarter of 2012.
During December 2012 VirTra received purchase orders totaling approximately $1.21 million, which marks a high point during the company's history for sale orders received in the month of December. These purchases were made by a wide spectrum of agencies from state and local law enforcement, military, international agencies and private security companies.
Sales orders received during the fourth quarter 2012 totaled approximately $2.65 million, which also sets a company record of purchases garnered during any fourth quarter in the company's 20 year history. A large portion of the sales volume was generated from on-site, regional demonstrations, where potential prospects can do a side-by-side product comparison to the existing competitors' products. In addition, prospects have an opportunity to engage with a number of current VirTra customers regarding their positive experiences with the product and cost effectiveness.
Aaron DeCorte, VirTra's Vice President of Sales, stated, "Our products continue to attract not just buyers, but raving fans, as customers respond to VirTra's best-of-class simulation products." Mr. DeCorte continued, "This growth underscores the movement toward VirTra as the new industry standard for judgmental use of force and marksmanship simulators."
About VirTra Systems
VirTra is a global leading provider of the world's most realistic and effective small arms simulators. VirTra is the higher standard in firearms training simulators, offering a variety of simulator platforms, powerful gas-powered recoil kits and the patented Threat-Fire simulated hostile return fire system. VirTra's products provide the very best simulation training available for personnel that are entrusted with lethal force and critical missions. The Company's common stock is not registered under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and the Company does not currently file periodic or other reports with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
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