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Northrop Adds RapidSOS Tech to Emergency Caller Location Service

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 6, 2018 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has partnered with RapidSOS to integrate their emergency response technologies and deliver a service that will work to enable first responders to locate people seeking help via connected devices such as smartphones, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The RapidSOS Next-Generation 911 Clearinghouse …

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CTC to Sustain FEMA Personnel Validation System; Ed Sheehan Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 6, 2017 — Concurrent Technologies Corp. will provide system integration and sustainment support for a company-developed Federal Emergency Management Agency program on emergency response personnel management under a $1.8 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday it will support the Federal and Mutual Aid Emergency Response Official – Accountability …

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Peraton Offers Tech-Enabled Emergency Response Services Under Army Program; Stu Shea Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 26, 2017 — Peraton will vie for work to perform technology-based services for emergency response management as part of the U.S. Army‘s Deployable Adaptive Global Responder Support program, ExecutiveBiz reported Oct. 17. The company said Oct. 17 it will provide the services through its position under a potential $480 …

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Inmarsat to Supply Satcom, Volunteer Support for UK Disaster Response NGO

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 17, 2017 — Inmarsat will provide satellite communications resources and manpower to support the emergency response and disaster relief programs of non-government organization Team Rubicon in the U.K., ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday the partnership enables it to supply satcom equipment and connectivity and its employees will …

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IAP Provides Emergency Aid to FEMA Regions IV & V; Doug Kitani Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 10, 2016 — IAP Worldwide Services has worked to provide assistance and emergency power support to the Federal Emergency Management Agency‘s regions IV and V in the wake of Hurricane Matthew, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday it has sent various teams to FEMA Initial Support Bases in the East …

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DHS Names 10 Radio Interoperability Advisory Panel Members; Reginald Brothers Comments

The Department of Homeland Security’s science and technology directorate has appointed 10 members to a new advisory committee that will work to develop standards to ensure interoperability among digital two-way radio communications tools that first responders use during emergencies. DHS said Wednesday the advisory panel for the Project 25 Compliance Assessment …

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Comtech to Buy TeleCommunication Systems for $431M in US Govt Contract, Public Safety Expansion Push

Melville, New York-based Comtech Communications (Nasdaq: CMTL) has agreed to purchase Telecommunication Systems (Nasdaq: TSYS) for approximately $430.8 million cash in a deal aimed to create a company with a balanced footprint in both the U.S. government contracting and public safety markets. Comtech said Monday it expects to close the transaction by the end …

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Michael Pena Named Apprio Homeland Security Practice EVP

Michael Pena, formerly a division manager at the U.S. Energy Department‘s Brookhaven National Laboratory, has joined Apprio as executive vice president of the Washington-based technology firm’s homeland security business. He comes into the role with 35 years of security and emergency management experience and will lead the organization that provides …

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NGA Renews DigitalGlobe’s Satellite Imagery Platform Contract

DigitalGlobe (NYSE: DGI) will continue providing satellite imagery for National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency programs after NGA renewed the company’s Global Enhanced GEOINT Delivery contract. The company said Monday Global-EGD has an estimated 1.5 billion square miles of available imagery and an additional 579, 153 square miles are updated daily for NGA to use in operational planning, situational awareness and emergency response …

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Chris George: UK Gov’t Picks CGI to Support Radioactivity Monitoring System

CGI has won a four-year contract to provide application services and other support work for a radioactivity monitoring system the U.K. government uses in the event of an overseas nuclear accident. The company will support the U.K. government-operated Radioactive Incident Monitoring Network that works to help authorities coordinate the nation’s …

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