Cohort Systems Inc. has signed a partnership agreement with Septimis International Inc. (Paris, France) and ESMA Trading (Amman, Jordan). Septimis and ESMA have extensive business contacts in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. The intent of the New Partnership is to deliver Advanced Physical Security Solutions for the protection of critical assets such as: Borders, Airports, Harbors, Military Bases, Power Generation, and Economic Infrastructure. The role of Cohort Systems Inc. will be the design and integration of physical security solutions to meet end-user requirements. Anticipated solutions include the deployment of advanced mobile surveillance devices that include Cohort’s Autonomous Unmanned Ground Vehicle technologies, and Common Controller Workstations. Significant effort had already been invested (before the agreement) investigating and developing this market. A first contract is anticipated within the next 12 months. The market is expected to grow rapidly across the MENA region after the first installation. A formal name for the Partnership will be disclosed in Q4 this year.