PRG Defense – is proud to announce that in 2019 Allen Harding, Mark Tarakanov, and Gary Tarakanov are joining its executive team. With over 60 years of combined experience, new members have contributed to industry-leading companies such as Litton, Northrop Grumman, L3, NIVISYS, ATN, Armasight, and FLIR. After strengthening its capabilities through new and existing alliances, the company will expand its involvement in the design, development, and distribution of a wide range of Electro-Optical devices to include night vision and thermal imaging products. PRG will offer a wide range of professional-grade riflescopes, spotting scopes, binoculars, monoculars, clip-on systems, goggles, lasers, infrared illumination devices, and more.

“We are a company, and a team, built around a fervent dedication to exceptional quality and performance,” says Frank Frysiek, CEO and Partner at PRG Defense. “Our collective experience puts us in the ideal position to make innovative, cutting-edge night vision and thermal products available to a wide range of users, from military professionals to security personnel, law enforcement, and weapons enthusiasts across the country - and around the world.”

Springerville, AZ, November 1, 2018 – Founders of PRGdefense


About PRGdefense, our goals and approach

PRG Defense, headquartered in Ashburn, Virginia, has supported U.S. Government sponsored law enforcement, border security, counter-proliferation and anti-terrorism programs domestically and in over 90 countries in furtherance of critical Department of State, Defense, Justice, Treasury and Homeland Security programs since 2003.

PRG Defense, along with its specialty training programs, provides customers in the United States and around the world with thermal imaging, night vision and range finding devices, firearms, personal protective equipment to include ballistic helmets and body armor, as well as baggage and cargo screening systems ranging from handheld devices to large vehicle mounted X-ray systems. PRG will showcase their various offerings at conferences and trade shows throughout 2019, and continue to adapt their designs to the fluctuating needs and emerging technologies of the night vision and thermal industry.

Our products and those of our partners are designed with the latest technology and rugged materials to meet the needs and exceed the expectations of our users and are always quality crafted with precision and integrity.