A bullet configured to be propelled by the blast of a cartridge. The bullet includes an internal body cavity and a rear section having an opening therewith for fluid communication. The internal cavity of the body via the opening can recover part of the barrel gas resulting from the blowing of the cartridge. This patent is registered in many countries/territories such as Canada, United States, Israel, South Africa, South Korea and Europe.
Andre Beauchesne has 35+ years of experience in management where he has founded, bought and sold many companies in various industries including finance, retail and technology. Mr. Beauchesne is President of Beauchesne Capital, and serves on the boards and committees of various other companies. Mr. Beauchesne holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from Université Laval.
Jacob Salk is a veteran financial executive, strategic financial advisor, and venture professional with over 15 years of experience in corporate finance, venture capital, restructuring and M&A, largely focused on technology, software and healthcare. Over the course of his career, Mr. Salk has collectively advised on over $10.0 billion of transaction and capital raising value, and he brings nearly a decade of experience in intellectual property and complex licensing models with a focus on technology. Jacob is a recognized expert in financial modeling and valuation analysis, strategic planning, general corporate finance and accounting, as well as all aspects of deal execution including fundraising across the capital structure, due diligence, and general startup dynamics, all with a sensitivity to cost reduction measures to improve operations. Mr. Salk is a firearms enthusiast and holds a Bachelor of Arts in History from University of California, Los Angeles.
Our chief engineer, Antoni “Tony” Binek, has over 50 years of experience in engineering and ballistics, beginning with his work at the Space Research Institute at McGill University in 1968. Mr. Binek’s first technical achievement focused on structural integrity of solid rocket motors fired from guns. In 1970, he led a team that built the largest gun in the world for the US Air Force, consisting of three 16” barrels joined together. It fired 100lb aluminum cones into a target 300m away, with a muzzle velocity of 3,000m/sec. He was subsequently nominated as a chief engineer at H.A.R.P. facilities in Barbados. Mr. Binek is a principal inventor in numerous ballistics patents. Mr. Binek holds a Bachelor degree in Engineering from Carleton University in Ottawa.
Philippe Vintila is a Professional Engineer (P. Eng.) with experience in major engineering projects. He was previously working in one of Canada’s largest construction and engineering companies where he was responsible for the coordination of a CAD$7 billion light railway project in the Greater Montreal area. Mr. Vintila holds a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from the École de technologie supérieure, a college diploma in Aerospace Engineering from the École nationale d'aérotechnique and he is currently completing a Master of Business Administration at Université Laval.
Jerome Cliche is a seasoned corporate advisor of public companies in the areas of corporate finance, investment and business development, with over 25 years of experience in finance, administration, financial planning and communications, as well as leadership in M&A and reorganization. Since 2004, he has been President of LMC Communications Inc, an integrated marketing company. Mr. Cliche was a co-founder of Renmark Financial Communications (1999), a Montreal-based company offering a wide range of integrated Investor Relations and Financial Communications services to small, medium, and large cap public companies trading on all major North American exchanges. Mr. Cliche has specialized in advising management teams on turnaround situations, focusing on companies with attractive valuations and little or no published research coverage or exposure in the investment community. Mr. Cliche is a graduate in Finance of the University of Québec at Trois-Rivières.
Sam Mouallem is an engineer with over 30 years experience in procurement and supply chain integration within the military and defence sectors. He is the President of Simex Defence Inc., a leading supplier and subcontractor to the Canadian Federal Government, since 1994 which specializes in military spare parts used on military planes, ships, submarines and land equipment. Simex handles over 1,500 government contracts each year, ultimately becoming the number one supplier of defense contracts to the Canadian Department of National Defence. Mr. Mouallem holds a Bachelor degree in Engineering from McGill University.
Admiral Greg Slavonic has over 40 years of experience in government relations, strategic planning, business transformation, crisis communications, media training, public relations, marketing, and non-profit management. Admiral Slavonic’s experience includes broad and deep knowledge in providing strategic experience, counsel in executive agency interaction, constituent relations, personnel team building, motivation, management and organizational planning/formation. His strong leadership and problem solving skills led targeted marketing campaigns and governmental initiatives in both the public and private sectors. He is a trusted partner and strategic advisor to senior business/corporate executives and government leaders for community outreach, government/public affairs expertise. In addition, Admiral Slavonic holds an extensive network of corporate, government, state and community organizations which makes him a highly visible leader. Admiral Slavonic holds a bachelor degree in Journalism and Broadcasting from Oklahoma State University and a master of education from University of Central Oklahoma.
Lindsay Kough is a former Chief of Staff to the Under Secretary of the Navy and he previously served as CEO of several startups, and as a senior private bank executive. Mr. Kough holds a Bachelor of Science in political science from the U.S. Naval Academy (USNA) and graduated the Public Affairs Officer Course at the Defence Information School in Ft. Meade, Maryland. He also graduated the Basic Underwater Demolition/SEAL (BUD/S) training and was designated a naval special warfare/SEAL officer.