D7 is a recognized
ground-breaking innovation

for its advanced cleaning, and deodorizing solutions that save time, money, and the environment.

D7 Defense

D7 Defense designs and manufactures products specifically for the Tactical Decontamination CBRNE response environment and for the cleaning, disinfecting, deodorizing, neutralizing, decontaminating, mitigating, and suppressing of threats from toxic chemicals and materials, biological hazards, energetics, explosives, and fires.

We are a manufacturer of Sandia National Laboratories’ military grade decontaminant DF-200 (D7 DF-200) and of the only line of lightweight ready-to-use decontamination applicators – BDAS+ and QuickStrike. D7 DF-200 was originally developed as a rapid, effective, and safe decontamination technology to mitigate domestic terrorist attacks and has served in the U.S. Military for nearly 26-years, setting new benchmarks for Chem-Bio Warfare and pandemic disinfectant technologies.

We have an experienced management team that provides industry knowledge in industrial, chemical, and military product development.  Ans we assembled an impressive team, who possess expertise in CBRNe, chemistry, microbiology, manufacturing, marketing, logistics, and distribution. D7 Defense has solved the complex chemical and engineering issues by creating multiple patented best in class delivery systems to effectively apply and distribute our innovative products.

The D7 Defense Team is comprised entirely of veteran military and first responders who do what we do in order to keep our friends, family, and colleagues still wearing a uniform safe, so they can go home at night to their families and live a long and healthy life.

The D7 Difference

It’s all about our foam, no stirring rod required!

D7 Defense solved the complex chemical and engineering issues for preparation and application of decontaminants by creating multiple delivery systems to effectively apply and distribute our patented D7 foam products. The true value of our foam products lie in our advancements in chemistry and engineering and the broad range of possible applications.

Our mission

D7 Defense provides value to our customers by improving cleaning, disinfecting, and enhancing safety/security programs, reducing and preventing microbial contamination while achieving operational savings. But we don’t stop there, with a vision towards the future, our focus is both on efficacy and maintaining environmentally friendly solutions.

Our Team

William “Joe” Hill

Vice President of Defense & Public Safety

Joe is a CBRNE Technical and Industry Specialist with 10 years of active duty service in the US Marine Corps and over 13-years of industry experience. He deployed multiple times in support of Operations Enduring and Iraqi Freedom and has worked in various aspects of the industry including logistics, operations, training, technical services, project management, and business strategy. He graduated Summa Cum Laude from the New York Institute of Technology with a B.S. in Interdisciplinary Studies.

Mike “Elwood” Elwood

Defense & Public Safety Business Development & National Sales Manager

Elwood is a CBRNE Technical and Industry Specialist with 20-years of active duty service in the U.S. Marine Corps as a CBRN Specialist, Acquisitions Specialist, and MCMAP Instructor. He deployed multiple times in support of Operations Enduring and Iraqi Freedom and last served with Marine Corps Systems Command under FCBRN Systems where he was the Project Officer for Shield, Sustain, and SKO projects.

Randy Walters

Defense & Public Safety Sales Development Manager

Randy is an Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) professional with multiple combat deployments in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom during his time serving in the U.S. Army. In the private sector, he has continued to foster relationships within the military, as well as federal and local law enforcement agencies. His experience includes management, training, operations, curriculum development, and real-world response within chemical environments.

James Assad

Defense & Public Safety Sales Development Manager

Jimmy is a retired U.S. Marine Corps Infantry Unit Leader with combat deployments during both Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom. During his time on active duty he also completed a successful tour as a Marine Corps Recruiter. Upon retiring, Jimmy refined his professional skills in diverse sales related positions and graduated from the University of Tampa with a B.A. in Advertising and Public Relations with a minor in Marketing.

Stephen Audet

Defense & Public Safety Sales Development Manager

Steve is an experienced CBRNE SME in both the military and civilian sectors. During his time in the U.S. Army, he deployed in support of Operations Enduring and Iraqi Freedom, where he did anything from analyzing devices for the Combined Explosive Cell (CEXC), which ultimately led to insurgent arrests, to leading recovery, mitigation, and destruction efforts of hundreds of suspected Chemical and Biological munitions. For the past 8-years he provided his expertise on decontamination equipment and techniques, protective posture equipment (PPE), detection and analytical equipment to several USMC CBRNE and EOD programs.