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Germany 2024

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During 2024 we supplied a quantity of NATO Pack Reels to SME GmbH in Germany. SME manufactures and supplies plastic granulates to telecommunications equipment, aluminium profiles, power generators and copper tubes to optical cables.    

Slovenia 2024

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During 2024 we supplied S-TMM Sistemi d.o.o in Slovenia with a large shipment of black Ruslyn Pack Reels. S-TMM Sistemi d.o.o supplies communication and power systems to defence and industry.

Netherlands 20024

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During 2024 a quantity of NATO Cordwheels was supplied to Copoint Electronics B.V. Copoint is a supplier of communication equipment to Netherlands defence, emergency services and industry.    

Italy 2024

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During 2024 a large export of NATO Cordwheels was made to Sematron Italia S.R.L. in Italy. Sematron supplies communication equipment to defence and industry.  

Ukraine April 2024

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Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) personnel in Ukraine are using Australian manufactured hand held reels during operations. Ruslyn Holdings has been supplying reels to Ukraine since the Russian invasion on the 22nd of February 2022. Proud to be supporting Ukraine ground defence.

Republic of Slovenia March 2024

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A large shipment of Ruslyn Pack Reels has been sent to S-TMM Sistemi d.o.o. in the Republic of Slovenia. S-TMM Sistemi d.o.o – Design and construction of RF systems to defense, security and industry.

Hawaii February 2024

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Pleased to visit Honolulu Bomb Squad. Last visit was pre covid in 2019. Interesting discussions on usage of Ruslyn Cordwheel, Pack Reel and Hook & Line Reel.          

2023 – An interesting year

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The year 2023 was a most interesting year with supply of our Australian manufactured hand held reels to Italy, Sweden, USA, Canada, Japan, UK, France, NATO, Ukraine, Israel, Netherlands, Finland, Estonia, Hungary, Slovenia and Australian users including Defence, Mining, Audio Video and many others. The reels supplied were the Cordwheel, Pack Reel and Hook &… Read more »

Supply to Ukraine December 2022

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TETAC Inc USA is supplying Martin UAV with Cordwheels and Pack Reels in use with their very unique UAV V-BAT systems supplied to Ukraine.

Rivolier Securite Defense November 2022

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Rivolier Securite Defense of France is latest addition to our list of European distributors. Founded in 1830, Rivolier is a family-owned group with French capital. Originally a manufacturer of arms and cycles in Saint Etienne, it has evolved in its core business. Today, as an equipment supplier to the armed forces, internal security forces and… Read more »

VIPFISH OÜ – Estonia October 2022

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Ruslyn Holdings has delivered a quantity of NATO Pack Reels number AUS004754RPR-85 NATO Stock Number (NSN) 8130/661596431 to VIPFISH OÜ – Estonia for use by the military. VIPFISH OÜ is the distributor of our reels in Estonia. We all hope that Estonia is staying safe with the onslaught on neighbour Ukrane by the invading Russians…. Read more »

BELSS Latvia September 2022

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Ruslyn Holdings has delivered a quantity of black Cordwheels part number AUS004754-11 NATO Stock Number (NSN) 8130/661641770 to BELSS Latvia for use by one of their military clients. This is the first delivery made to our Latvian distributor and hoping there will be many more. BELSS contact details may be found on the distributor listing…. Read more »

Pack Reel with Dyneema Cord June 2022

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TETAC Inc USA is currently listing the NATO Ruslyn Pack Reel fitted with 300ft (91.4m) 1/8″ (3.2mm) Dyneema Cord. These will be offered to the US DoD. https://www.tetacinc.com/

EOD UK Donation to Ukraine EOD May 2022

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Our distributor EOD UK in the United Kingdom has donated equipment including Ruslyn Reels to Ukraine EOD. Every little thing has got to help Ukrainian defend itself.

Cordwheel export to Lima Peru February 18, 2022

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A large quantity of yellow/red Cordwheels are leaving Sydney today via ocean freight to Callao Peru. These reels are used by our client Arce Geofisicos who specialize in geophysical surveys for mineral prospecting, geotechnical applications and groundwater prospecting.

United Kingdom Pack Reel February 2022

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Ruslyn Pack Reels part number AUS004754RPR-11 NATO Stock Number (NSN) 8130/661649356 being used in the UK to store/ deploy specialist cable harnesses. Exported to our UK distributor EOD UK located at https://www.eoduk.co.uk/ Great to see Australian manufactured products such as these being used around the world.

NSW Touch Football Association Australia November 2021

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NSW Touch Football Association are going to be using the Ruslyn Cordwheel to deploy and retrieve their new field boundary ropes. These reels and ropes will be seen at the upcoming 2021 State Cup Tournament Friday 3rd to Sunday 5th of December 2021.

BELSS Latvia distributor November 2021

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Proudly announcing BELSS Latvia has been appointed as a distributor of Ruslyn Holdings products in Europe. BELSS is a wide-profile company, the largest defense communications integrator in Latvia, which has been operating since 1994. For more than twenty-five years, it has been providing innovative solutions to its customers, offering a full range of services from… Read more »

Hytec Inter Co., Ltd – Japan distributor September 2021

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      Proudly announcing Hytec Inter Co., Ltd Japan has been appointed as a Ruslyn Holdings Japanese distributor. Founded in 1998, Hytec Inter Co., Ltd. has imported, developed, and distributed industrial communications and networking equipment to customers in key vertical markets such as Japanese government and defense agencies, transportation, social infrastructure, large scale industrial… Read more »

Export to Poland June 2021

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On June 24th 2021 a shipment of NATO Pack Reels was sent to Dark Systems in Warsaw Poland. Dark Systems is a supplier of defence equipment to the Polish military.

Export to Republic of Korea April 2021

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A further supply of NATO Pack Reels NSN 8130/66-159-6431 part number AUS004754RPR-85 to DAS Systems LTD in the Republic of Korea . DAS Systems supplies the ROK Navy.

Website Hosting by Supportsoft Technologies December 2020

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Ruslyn Holdings has a new website host by Supportsoft Technologies here in Sydney. Supportsoft did a great job at reasonable cost to upgrade the Cordwheel site to the latest WordPress and re-host the website. We would recommend Supportsoft Technologies to any company that wishes to improve their on-line image.

Supply of Ruslyn Hook & Line Reel to NZDF January 2021

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A supply of a the Ruslyn NATO Hook & Line Reel NSN 8130/66-164-1146 part number AUS004754RHLR-11 has been completed to the NZDF. The supply was completed by our NZ distributors IntelCom Services who can be located at https://cordwheel.com/ruslyn-cordwheel-distributors/

Montecito Fire Department California USA 2021

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Very Proud to see The Australian manufactured Ruslyn Cordwheel installed in a Montecito fire truck. These reels were supplied to the Montecito Fire Department by our US distributor TETAC Inc whose contacts can be viewed on the distributor page https://cordwheel.com/ruslyn-cordwheel-distributors/

Export to Japan January 2021

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HYTEC INTER Co.,Ltd Japan has been supplied with a shipment of NATO Cordwheels NSN 8130/66-153-3558. Part number AUS004754-61. HYTEC INTER is a supplier to Japanese Military.

Export to Republic of Korea January 2021

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On 20/02/2021 DAS Systems LTD in the Republic of Korea, purchased a shipment of NATO Pack Reels NSN 8130/66-159-6431 part number AUS004754RPR-85 for supply to the South Korea military. This is the first supply of Ruslyn Reels to the Republic of Korea and hopefully many more to come.

Black Ruslyn Pack Reel NATO Codified September 2020

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In September 2020 the black Pack Reel part number AUS004754RPR-11 was NATO Codified and given NATO stock number (NSN) 8130/66-164-9356 and user listed as ZE New Zealand. The black Pack Reel has been in service since November 2018, used world wide and now codified with NATO stock number 8130/66-164-9356.

“Australian Made” Product Evaluation – September 2020

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The Ruslyn Cordwheel®, Pack Reel® and Hook & Line Reel® have been assessed by the “Australian Made” Committee as being manufactured in Australia using Australian components and assembled here in Australia. Ruslyn Holdings is now authorised to use the “Australian Made” logo on all literature and the web. Products may be viewed at: https://www.australianmade.com.au/licensees/ruslyn-holdings/ruslyn-cordwheel https://www.australianmade.com.au/licensees/ruslyn-holdings/ruslyn-pack-reel… Read more »

Ruslyn Hook & Line Reel® now in production December 2019

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The new Ruslyn Hook & Line Reel® has just been introduced to the worldwide EOD market. Samples have been sent to NZ, UK, USA, Canada, France, Germany, Sweden, Estonia and South Africa. This new hook & line reel is a very high quality rugged and lightweight reel holding up to 80m (262ft) of 3mm Dyneema… Read more »

Ruslyn Cordwheel supplied to SLS WA August 2019

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Ruslyn Holdings is proud to announce that Surf Life Saving Western Australia are now using the Ruslyn Cordwheel in every surf life saving club on the west coast of Australia. SLS WA are using the Cordwheel to handle ropes and cables during beach activities

Ruslyn Hook & Line Reel Tooling July 2019

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The tooling for injection molding of the Ruslyn Hook and Line Reel is progressing well and should be completed ready for production in August 2019. This lightweight hook & line reel will be exported world wide for use in EOD. Orders have already been received from the FBI in the United States and military orders… Read more »

Cordwheel Yellow/Red NATO Stock Number October 2018

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The Ruslyn Cordwheel part number AUS004754-42 is now codified with NATO Stock Number (NSN) 8130-66-161-2121 The many users include emergency services, utilities and surf lifesaving. This reel is commonly mounted on the optional mount bracket AUS004754BKT which also has a NATO Stock Number (NSN) 5340-66-156-2603

Australian Military Sales Catalogue March 2018

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On the 20th March 2018 the Australian Military Sales Catalogue was introduced by the Hon Christopher Pyne MP. Minister for Defence Industry. Ruslyn Holdings was selected as an entrant into the catalogue as an exporter of the Ruslyn Cordwheel and Ruslyn Pack Reel.       The Australian Military Sales Catalogue may be viewed at http://www.defence.gov.au/casg/DoingBusiness/Internationalengagementandexportsupport/AustralianMilitarySalesOffice/

Milipol Paris November 2017

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All Securit exhibited the Ruslyn Pack Reel at the 2017 Milipol in Paris. All Securit is the distributor of the Ruslyn Cordwheel and Pack Reel and a supplier of equipment to defence and homeland security in Switzerland and France. T +41 21 653 83 10   M +41 79 431 25 20  

DSEI September 2017

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Defence and Security Equipment International (DSEI) is the world leading event that brings together the global defence and security sector to innovate and share knowledge. DSEI represents the entire supply chain on an unrivaled scale. The Australian manufactured Ruslyn Pack Reel NSN 8130/661596431 is shown here proudly exhibited at DSEI 2017. It is fitted with… Read more »

Development of the Ruslyn H&L Reel July 2017

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On request from defence the lightweight Ruslyn Hook & Line Reel has been developed to replace the heavy metal reel currently in service. The new reel is 150mm in diameter with a weight of 350 grams. It is rugged and ergonomic and has been NATO codified NSN 8130-66-164-1146. Capacity is 65m of 3mm Dyneema rope…. Read more »

Vipfish OÜ Estonia to supply Latvian Defense May 2017

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Vipfish OÜ is the Estonian distributor of the Australian manufactured Ruslyn Cordwheel and Pack Reel   Vipfish OÜ Estonia is a defense supplier to Latvian Defense and other defense organizations in the Baltic. Recently Vipfish OÜ received an order from Latvia Defense for firing cables fitted to the Ruslyn Cordwheel and Ruslyn Pack Reel, proudly manufactured… Read more »

NATO March 2017

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NATO delivered and demonstrated 160 sets of counter-IED equipment to Iraq’s Ministry of Interior on Sunday (26 March 2017). Financed by NATO’s Defence Capacity Building Trust Fund, the equipment is an important contribution to Iraq’s efforts to fight terrorism and protect civilians. Speaking at a meeting of NATO Foreign Ministers on Friday (31 March), Secretary… Read more »

NTOA JANUARY 2017

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USA National Tactical Officers Association (NTOA) completes testing and evaluation of the Ruslyn Cordwheel Tester 1 of 2 Tested by a member from Wisconsin Design 4 Performance 4 Ease of Use 4 Size 4 Quality 5 Durability 5 Storage 5 Versatility 4 Convenience 5 Application 5 Cleaning & Maintenance 4 Individual Score 4.55 The Ruslyn… Read more »

NATO and IRAQ 2017

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NATO recently delivered 1000 sets of firing cable which were supplied on the Australian manufactured Ruslyn Pack Reel. Ruslyn Holdings is proud to be part of this supply.        

The Cunningham “Chironomid” January 2017

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Cunningham Boats located in Pincher Creek Alberta Canada has just released the Cunningham Chironomid, a fly fishing trimaran with a central canoe hull designed for stability and comfort. This unique lightweight boat incorporates 2 Ruslyn Pack Reels as the anchor reel system. The Founder Joe Cunningham has tested this boat under all conditions where it… Read more »

Summer Edition NTOA The Tactical Edge

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The United States National Tactical Officers Association (NTOA) summer edition of The Tactical Edge publishes the testing results for the Ruslyn Pack Reel on page 72 which is a good review with a score of 4 The NTOA Member Tested & Recommended Program is a valuable program highlighting equipment available to law enforcement in the… Read more »

Exports – October 2016

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October 2016 has been a very busy month with export supply of Cordwheels and Pack Reels to New Zealand, Britain, Germany, Hungary and Israel. Most to defence related usage.

US Public Safety Diver July 2016

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A recent image of a United States public safety diver using the Ruslyn Pack Reel in underwater training. The Pack Reel is used to deploy hook and line, det cord, firing cable, paracord, communication cables, wire and rope. The Pack Reel is distributed in the United States by TETAC Incorporated.  

US Navy Underwater Kits – January 2016

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TETAC Inc is the USA Distributor of the Ruslyn Cordwheel and Pack Reel. As a supplier to the US Navy, TETAC has produced a unique underwater kit which incorporates both the Cordwheel and Pack Reel.          

Milipol Paris – November 2015

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All Securit of Switzerland has exhibited the Ruslyn Pack Reel at this years Milipol Exhibition in Paris November 17 – 20 Milipol Paris presents in a single exhibition, the know-how and innovations of every theme related to internal State security. Ruslyn Holdings is proud to be represented by All Securit in France and Switzerland. www.allsecurit.ch  

All Securit Switzerland – October 2015

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We are proud to announce that All Securit of Switzerland is our latest distributor of the Ruslyn Cordwheel and Pack Reel. All Securit is a supplier of specialized equipment to Defence and Law Enforcement to both Switzerland and France. http://www.allsecurit.ch/

DSEI London – September 2015

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Our distributor in the UK exhibited the Ruslyn Cordwheel and Pack Reel at the 2015 Defence and Security Equipment International (DSEI) 15 – 18 September 2015. EOD UK together with Guartel Technologies is a supplier of defence equipment to the UK Ministary of Defence (MOD). EOD UK have been supplying the Cord Wheel and Pack… Read more »

Vipfish OÜ – September 2015

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Our shipment of Ruslyn Cordwheel® and Ruslyn Pack Reel® has just been received by Vipfish OÜ in Tallinn Estonia Vipfish OÜ specializes in the supply of special equipment and materials for the Defense, Police and Rescue Board in Estonia. Vipfish OÜ are offering Ruslyn Cordwheel® and Ruslyn Pack Reel® as the best solution for cable… Read more »

EOD Global Conference Washington DC – July 2015

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TETAC Incorporated are the US Cordwheel and Pack Reel distributors for Ruslyn Holdings Australia and are attending the 2015 EOD Global Conference in Washington DC in late July. TETAC will be meeting many existing and prospective uses of both the Cordwheel and Pack Reel and demonstating the unique products that they supply to the EOD/CIED… Read more »

Honolulu Police Department Bomb Squad May 14, 2015

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On our recent visit to the island of Oharu in Hawaii we met with the Honolulu Bomb Squad team to introduce the Ruslyn Pack Reel. They were unaware of the article written in the National Tactical Officers Association (NTOA) winter edition of The On Target magazine and were going to obtain a copy. The team… Read more »

US Marine Corps Base Hawaii EOD – May 2015

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On the 12th May 2015 we once again visited the EOD personnel at the US Marine Corps Base Kaneohe Bay to discuss the Ruslyn Pack Reel and its uses within EOD and dive teams. It was great to see the guys and leave them with some “reeling in the world” caps and a NATO Pack Reel…. Read more »

Samples sent to Vipfish OÜ – Tallinn, Estonia – April 2015

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Vipfish OÜ is an Estonian supplier of military equipment. The company is currently working on a tender to supply firing cable and is looking to incorporate the Ruslyn Cordwheel and Ruslyn Pack reel in the tender. A sample of both the NATO Cordwheel (NSN) 8130/661533558 and NATO Pack Reel (NSN) 8130/661596431 have been shipped to… Read more »

Visiting Arce Geofisicos Lima Peru December – 2014

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We had the great pleasure of visiting our esteemed client Jose Arce at Arce Geofisicos and meeting his father and staff at the company headquarters in Miraflores, Lima, Peru. Arce Geofisicos commenced operations in 1960 and was founded by Jose E Arce. The company has over 54 years extensive experience in areas such as Chile,… Read more »

Visiting Boston Police Special Operations Division – November 2014

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Met with two Officers of the Boston Special Operations Division (SWAT) on November 28, 2014 to demonstrate the Ruslyn Pack Reel which is being introduced to the US Special Operations community by the NTOA in the winter edition of The Tactical Edge publication. I would like to thank the Boston Special Operations Division for their… Read more »

Visiting Niagara Regional Police Service – November 2014

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We met with two senior Police Officers from the Emergency Task Unit, Explosive Disposal Unit, to discuss and demonstate the functions of the Ruslyn Pack Reel. The department was impressed with the concept of this small reel and were going to speak with their supplier CTS in Montreal. This visit to the Niagara Police Department… Read more »

Visiting S4 Tactical & Defence Quebec City – November 2014

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Unfortunately after a long return bus trip from Montreal to Quebec City S4 Tactical & Defence was a no show after a pre arranged meeting? They are now being reviewed as a suitable distributor for the Ruslyn Cordwheel and Ruslyn Pack Reel. We have many distributors around the world and we are very proud of… Read more »

Visiting CTS Montreal Canada – November 2014

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On November 20th 2014 we visited our Canadian friends and distributors at CTS in Montreal. CTS are worldwide suppliers of IED and unexploded ordnance disrupters and are leaders in the industry. CTS proudly uses the Ruslyn Cordwheel and Ruslyn Pack Reel in their disrupter kits.          

Visiting TETAC Inc. San Diego – November 2014

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On the 17th and 18th of November 2014 we met with Mark Benson of TETAC Inc to discuss marketing of the Ruslyn Cordwheel and Ruslyn Pack Reel to U.S Defense, Homeland Security and Law Enforcement. An advertisement is being published in the National Tactical Officers Association (NTOA) quarterly magazine The Tactical Edge in February 2015…. Read more »

Land Forces – Brisbane Australia – September 2014

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Ruslyn Holdings attended Land Forces Brisbane Australia on September 22 – 25 and exhibited the Ruslyn Cordwheel and Pack Reel with our distributor XTEK Limited. XTEK had a large stand exhibiting products from numerous suppliers and many very interesting people including users of the Cordwheel and Pack Reel visited the stand . Our Canadian distributor… Read more »

USA National Tactical Officers Association – June 2014

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The United States National Tactical Officers Association has successfully completed field testing of the Ruslyn Pack Reel and it is now recommended as an approved product. The Ruslyn Pack Reel is recommended by NTOA for use with hook and line cord, firing cable, detonator cord, paracord, comm lines and throw phone cable. http://ntoa.org/site/    … Read more »

EMEX New Zealand 31st May 2014

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Our New Zealand distributors InTELCOM exhibited at the Engineering, Machinery and Electronics Exhibition (EMEX) May 31st – June 2nd at the ASB Showgrounds, Greenlane, Auckland. InTELCOM displayed both the Cordwheel and the Pack Reel at this Expo. InTELCOM Services Ltd has been supplying a range of RF and tactical solutions to New Zealand Defence, Govt,… Read more »

London Counter Terror Expo April 2014

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EOD UK exhibited Ruslyn Cordwheel and Pack Reel on the Guartel Technologies stand at the London Counter Terror Expo held 29-30 April 2014.     EOD UK is our distributor in the UK. Contact: Cliff Wright MIExpE EOD UK Ltd www.eoduk.com Tel: +44 (0)1634 581525 Mobile: +44 (0)7780 990062            … Read more »

GSA Schedule March 2014

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The General Services Administration (GSA) is an independent agency of the United States Government, established in 1949 to help manage and support the basic functioning of federal agencies. The GSA supplies products and communications for U.S. government offices, provides transportation and office space to federal employees, and develops government-wide cost-minimizing policies, and other management tasks…. Read more »

MCBH Visit February 2014

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            Visited the EOD team at US Marine Corps Base Hawaii to demonstrate the Ruslyn Pack Reel. This mini EOD reel is used worldwide by EOD, search, combat engineers, special forces and clearance divers as a hook & line small reel, det cord small reel, firing cable small reel and… Read more »

Maintenance News 2006

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This is an article written by the Australian Defence Department in March 2006 just after the Cordwheel was introduced into service.   The Ruslyn Cordwheel Reeling problem resolved? A RODUM articulating a capability deficiency identified there was no lightweight reeling devices available for unit members to order through the system. RODUM 20011310 and 20011995 refer… Read more »

Cordwheel and JP2089

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The NATO Ruslyn Cordwheel NSN 8130/661533558 is now used within JP2089 for handling 100 metres of armor sheathed fibre optic cable. This cord wheel has many uses in defence and we are proud that it solves a fibre optic cable problem that was being experienced by JP2089. Further information available on the uses page

EOD UK NATO Cordwheel shipment

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EOD United Kingdom have a shipment of NATO Cord reels on order to supply the MOD. This shipment is traveling by sea freight and should arrive in the UK early March. EOD UK supply both the Cordwheel and Pack Reel to EOD and CIED units within British Army, Navy and Air Force. The Cord reel… Read more »

TETAC Inc USA Cordwheel Shipment

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Ruslyn Cordwheel TETAC Inc USA have a large shipment of black Ruslyn Cordwheel AUD004754-11 on the way to San Diego to supply their military and industrial clients. TETAC Inc being Ruslyn Holdings USA distributor supply the cord reel to EOD/CIED, Army, Navy, USMC, Air Force and clearance divers. TETAC Inc have also been successful in… Read more »

United Kingdom Distributor

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An introduction to our United Kingdom distributor – EOD UK EOD UK recently joined our worldwide distributor network to promote the Ruslyn Cordwheel and Pack Reel. EOD UK specialises in explosive ordnance disposal, counter terrorist,  search, improvised explosive device disposal, maritime, aviation and venue security. The EOD UK client base includes non-government organisations, military, media,… Read more »

Thinlight Sweden – Distributor

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ThinLight Sweden AB are now distributors of the Ruslyn Cordwheel and Pack Reel. ThinLight are using the cordwheel and small reel in their portable LED cable lighting kits. ThinLight will also be promoting the cordwheel and small reel in Sweden and Norway for use by defence, homeland security, emergency services and industry. The cordwheel will… Read more »

Pack Reel Photo

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A recent photo received from the Middle East showing the Ruslyn Pack being used by a dismounted soldier. The military use this mini reel to enable tangle free handling of hook & line, det cord, firing cable, sigs cable, rope and wire. As a lightweight small reel it can be attached to webbing as shown… Read more »

Delivery to Australian Federal Police

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We are proud to announce a quantity delivery of the Ruslyn Cordwheel to the Australian Federal Police. The reels they required were black with part number AUS004754-11. These cord reels are proudly manufactured in Australia by Ruslyn Holdings Sydney.

ThinLight Sweden

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            ThinLight Sweden are developing a portable ThinLight system incorporating the Ruslyn Cordwheel and Ruslyn Pack Reel. The cord wheel will be used for longer lengths of the illuminated ThinLight cable and the mini reel for shorter lengths of ThinLight cable.

DSEI 2013

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                  The Cordwheel and Pack Reel were exhibited at the DSEI 2013 Exposition in London by Distributors EOD UK. Both reels were displayed showing their usage as CIED reels and EOD reels. The Ruslyn Cordwheel and Ruslyn Pack Reel are used in CIED and EOD as Hook… Read more »

TETAC Inc USA CATALOGUE

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TETAC Inc who are the Ruslyn Cordwheel and Ruslyn Pack Reel distributors in the USA are about to send out their yearly mailer catalogue. The Ruslyn Cordwheel and Ruslyn Pack Reel will be included this year.               The TETAC Vertical Clump Line Kit provides divers a vertical reference in… Read more »

Asia-Pacific’s International Mining Exhibition (AIMEX) 2013

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August 2013             Visited the mining expo at the Sydney Showground and spoke to many people interested in the Ruslyn Cordwheel and Ruslyn Pack Reel. The Ruslyn Cordwheel was demonstrated as a hand held rugged and lightweight reel used extensively as a dipping weight reel, surveyors rope reel, barrier tape… Read more »

DMO – MAINTENANCE NEWS – 12/2012

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No More Tangles An article written in Maintenance News by Land Systems Division, Land Engineering Agency, Defence Materiel Agency (DMO) December 2012 For a number of years combat personnel have been struggling with organising hook and line, cords and cables. Soldiers had been using hand held fishing reels, tent pegs and pieces of wood. Ruslyn… Read more »

DMO – On Target

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November 2007   REELING IN DEFENCE When you think of SME’s, they don’t come any smaller than Ruslyn Holdings Pty Ltd. Established in Sydney in 1989, Ruslyn is a family owned company employing just four people. The company has been working as a Defence Recognised Supplier since 2005. With Projected ramp-up in DMO procurement activity… Read more »

Ruslyn Pack Reel and Ruslyn Cordwheel for SES, Army, Navy and Air Force Use

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June 2013 Supplied another shipment of Ruslyn Cordwheels to Victoria State Emergency Service. Victoria SES use the Ruslyn Cordwheel throughout Victoria regions for handling rope, hose and wire. Exported a shipment of Pack Reels and Cordwheels to our New Zealand distributor InTELCOM. InTELCOM supply NZ Army, Navy and Air Force with various types of equipment… Read more »

1st Export of Ruslyn Pack Reels

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May 2013. Exported the 1st shipment of Ruslyn Pack Reels and Ruslyn Cordwheels to our UK distributor EOD UK. EOD UK will be supplying the Pack Reel and Cordwheel to United Kingdom Defence. Users will be EOD, Combat Engineers, Search, Special Forces, Sigs and Clearance Divers. Supplied a quantity of Ruslyn Cordwheels to SAAB Systems… Read more »

Australian Bomb Data Centre Conference in Sydney

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December 2012 Exhibited with our distributor XTEK at the Australian Bomb Data Centre Conference in Sydney. Much interest was shown by overseas visitors in the Ruslyn Pack Reel and Ruslyn Cordwheel which are used together as hand held reels with IED disposal and detection equipment. Both these reels are used as hook & line reels… Read more »

SecureTech Conference and Tradeshow – Ottawa Canada

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2012. SecureTech Conference and Tradeshow – Ottawa Canada SecureTech 2012, a two day public safety and security omnibus Conference and Exhibit, organized by the Canadian Association of Defence and Security Industries (CADSI) held on October 30-31 2012, in conjunction with a major 20,000 square foot exhibit at the new Ottawa Convention Centre. SecureTech 2012 focused… Read more »

U.S Army 221st EOD in Kuwait

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November 2012. Exported a quantity of Ruslyn Pack Reels to U.S Army 221st EOD in Kuwait. 221st EOD will be using the Pack Reel for deploying hook and line, firing cable, det cord and comms cable. We are glad to be of service to the U.S Army with our mini reel. More information available on… Read more »

Australian Land Warfare Conference in Melbourne

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October / November 2012. Attended the Australian Land Warfare Conference in Melbourne where our Distributors Xtek Ltd exhibited the Ruslyn Cordwheel and Ruslyn Pack Reel in both NATO colours and black. Much interest was shown by end users looking for a quality hand held cable reel such as the Cordwheel and a mini reel such… Read more »

Victoria Police

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August 2012. Shipment of black Cordwheel as well as Ruslyn Pack Reel NSN 8130/661596431 to Victoria Police for use in EOD. Shipment of Ruslyn Cordwheel NSN 8130/661533558 to Australian Department of Defence for use by Army, Navy and Air Force. Export shipment of Ruslyn Cordwheel NSN 8130/661533558 to SELEX Galileo in the United Kingdom for… Read more »

Australian Department of Defence

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July 2012. Shipment of Ruslyn Cordwheel NSN 8130/661533558 to Australian Department of Defence for use by Army, Navy and Air Force. Export shipment of Ruslyn Pack Reel NSN 8130/661596433 to SELEX Galileo in the United Kingdom for use in a defence project. Export shipment of Ruslyn Pack Reel NSN 8130/661596431 to United States Air Force… Read more »

Hema- Quebec in Montreal Canada

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June 2012. Exported a shipment of Ruslyn Cordwheels to Hema- Quebec in Montreal Canada. They will be using these reels in their blood and tissue laboratories. Supplied Ruslyn Cordwheels and Pack Reels to Saab Systems Australia. They will be using these reels for the handling of sensitive cabling within Defence. Exported a shipment of Ruslyn… Read more »

Ruslyn Pack Reels for deployment of Kayak anchor rope

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May 2012. Exported a shipment of Ruslyn Pack Reels to Ohio USA for deployment of Kayak anchor rope. This small cable reel is invaluable in the safe handling of Kayak anchor rope. Exported a shipment of Ruslyn Pack Reels to the New Zealand Defence Force. NZDF will be using this mini reel to assist defence… Read more »

Explosive Protection Equipment in South Australia

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April 2012. Supplied a shipment of Ruslyn Cordwheels and Ruslyn Pack Reels to Explosive Protection Equipment in South Australia. EPE will be using these reels in their highly skilled and dangerous field of explosive ordnance disposal training schools

CTS in Canada

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March 2012. Our export of Ruslyn Cordwheels has finally been delivered to our valued customer CTS in Canada. Delivery also arrived in Peru for our good friends at Arce Geofisicos. Many samples of the Ruslyn Pack Reel have been made to prospective buyers in many parts of the world including Canada, USA, Peru and Hawaii.

Exports of the Ruslyn pack Reel

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February 2012. The Ruslyn Pack Reel NSN 8130-66-159-6431 is finally in production and in service with Australian Army, Navy and Air Force. Exports of the Ruslyn pack Reel have been made to Canada and the USA Supplies of the Ruslyn pack Reel have also been delivered to Tasmania, Victoria and NSW.

The Ruslyn Pack Reel NATO Stock Number

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December 2011. The Ruslyn Pack Reel tooling is almost complete and we expect production to commence around mid January. This small reel has now been Codified by the Defence Department and has been given the NATO Stock Number 8130/661596431. We are accepting pre-production orders. Further information available on Pack Reel page

Police Department in Indiana USA

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October 2011. We have received our first overseas order for the Ruslyn Pack Reel® from a Police Department in Indiana USA. This Police Department will be using the Pack Reel® in their SWAT Team as a mini hook & line, firing cable mini reel, det cord mini reel and signals cable mini reel. Tool machining… Read more »

Export sale to Mechron Power Systems Canada

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September 2011. Another export sale to Mechron Power Systems Canada. Mechron Power Systems supplies the NATO Ruslyn Cordwheel 8130/661533558 to their defense clients and are a very large international supplier of electrical equipment to industry and the military. Mechron can be found at http://www.mechron.com/homepage.asp Further information at Uses page Tooling for the Ruslyn Pack Reel… Read more »

Electrical Agencies in Tasmania – distributor of the Ruslyn Cordwheel

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August 2011. Electrical Agencies in Tasmania have become the latest distributors of the Ruslyn Cordwheel and Ruslyn Pack Reel. Electrical Agencies will be supplying the Ruslyn Cordwheel and Ruslyn Pack Reel to Tasmanian Emergency Services, Energy Suppliers and Industry. We look forward to a rewarding association with this well respected company. Trials of the Ruslyn… Read more »

Army EOD in Brisbane

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July 2011. The Pack Reel is currently being trialed by Army EOD in Brisbane for use as a hook & line reel, det cord small reel and firing cable reel. Reels have just been returned by army combat engineers who were using them in trials in northern Australia to evaluate usage in the field. Reports… Read more »

Army School of Signals in Victoria

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July 2011. Two Ruslyn pack Reels have been given to the Army School of Signals in Victoria to evaluate their use as a small cable reel to run out short lengths of Don 10 (WD-1A/TT). The Ruslyn pack Reel has now been looked at as an additional piece of mini cable handling kit which will… Read more »

Army, Navy and Air Force

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July 2011. An Unsolicited Proposal of the Ruslyn pack Reel has been presented to Defence for evaluation by Army, Navy and Air Force. Results of the mini reel proposal will be known shortly.

Prototype Ruslyn Pack Reels

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June 2011. The Australian Army Combat Engineers have taken 2 prototype Ruslyn Pack Reels on excersize to evaluate functionality. This unique small and lightweight pack reel is used for handling Hook & Line, Detonator Cord, Firing cable and Don 10. The Ruslyn pack Reel is specifically designed to overcome certain problems being experienced by operational… Read more »

Fluro green/black hand held Ruslyn Cordwheel

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June 2011. Shipped a special production run of fluro green/black hand held Ruslyn Cordwheel to the MTi Group who will be supplying this reel to the mining industry for the handling of measuring tapes and temperature probes used in drilling operations. The fluro green/black Ruslyn Cordwheel is manufactured exclusively for the Mti Group.

Australian Defence Suppliers News

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March 2011. Australian Defence Suppliers News has just been released with an interesting article about the Ruslyn Pack Reel. Link to the article may be viewed at http://www.defencesuppliers.net.au/news/reel-it-in

Export shipment to Arce Geofisicos in Peru

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Cable Reel

February 2011. Export shipment to Arce Geofisicos in Peru of Ruslyn Cordwheels. Arce Geofisicos is a leading geophysical contracting and consulting firm with 49 years of experience. The company uses our hand held cable reels to deploy recover and store their many cables.

Export to AngloGold in Bogata Colombia

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Cable Reel

February 2011. Export to AngloGold in Bogata Colombia of a shipment of our hand held cable reels for use in mining exploration. The Ruslyn Cordwheel will be used for deployment of seismic cables during geophysics studies for future gold deposits in Colombia. The Ruslyn Cordwheel were recommended by Arce Geofisicos in Peru who use our… Read more »

Facebook page for Ruslyn Holdings

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We are currently developing a Facebook page for Ruslyn Holdings where we will be able to demonstrate the attributes of both the Ruslyn Cordwheel cable reel and the Ruslyn Pack Reel which is designed for use by dismounted soldiers.

Enquiry from FLIR International – Boston USA

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Cable Reel

January 2011 received an enquiry from FLIR International out of Boston USA. FLIR are a major supplier of thermal imaging equipment to defense and industry. A sample Ruslyn Cordwheel has been supplied to FLIR for cable reel evaluation.

Australian Army commands at Victoria Barracks Sydney

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December 2010 was very interesting as we met with Australian Army Commands at Victoria Barracks Sydney where we were able to demonstrate our small cable reel. The Ruslyn Pack Reel was viewed with much interest by numerous Commanders from various units as they are in need of a mini reel to handle hook & line,… Read more »

Land Warfare Conference

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In November 2010 we attended the Land Warfare Conference where discussions were held with Australian and overseas defence suppliers regarding our small cable reel. We also met with a number of Australian Army personnel and discussed minor changes to the Ruslyn Pack Reel. It was decided to incorporate 2 slots in the rear of this… Read more »

Australian Industry and Defence Network

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On September 19th we attended the Australian Industry and Defence Network (AIDN) anniversary dinner where we met an Australian army brigadier. Through this contact we were able to meet with a variety of army personnel to discuss the development of the Ruslyn Pack Reel. We were also able to demonstrate the mini cable reel to… Read more »

Ruslyn Pack Reel

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Ruslyn Holdings Pty Ltd has developed the Ruslyn Pack Reel® which is a small hand held cable reel for use by dismounted infantry. Prototypes have been produced for demonstration to Army. This mini reel meets all the requirements of Defence to handle 100m (328’) of 3.5mm Hook and Line low stretch high strength pull line…. Read more »

MTi Group – distributor of the Ruslyn Cordwheel

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Another company recently appointed as a distributor of the Ruslyn Cordwheel here in New South Wales Australia is the MTi Group. MTi Group is a market leader in Industrial Supplies and Mining Consumables and supplies the Ruslyn Cordwheel to deploy retrieve and store a range of their measuring tapes and ropes. Within their two divisions,… Read more »

ORC AB – distributor of the Ruslyn Cordwheel in Sweden

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Cable Reel

ORC AB is the newly appointed distributor of the Ruslyn Cordwheel® in Sweden. ORC supply the Ruslyn Cordwheel for the deployment, retrieval and storage of tethering ropes used with their pollution boom systems. ORC AB is a renowned supplier to the world of incident response products and systems and recently completed extensive oil pollution work… Read more »