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L2 Defense Buys ATEC to Grow Emergency Mgmt Simulation, Training Portfolio

L2 Defense has purchased Advanced Technical and Educational Consultants for an undisclosed sum in a move to expand emergency management simulation and training offerings for clients in the defense, first responder and national security markets. L2 Defense President Sam Lennon said in a statement published Thursday the transaction will combine …

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AT&T, FirstNet Land Virginia as 1st Customer for Public Safety Broadband Network

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 12, 2017 — The buildout plan that AT&T (NYSE: T) and the First Responder Network Authority developed for the FirstNet nationwide public safety broadband network has secured its first customer after the Virginia state government joined the program, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. AT&T said Monday Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe signed …

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AT&T, FirstNet Open Feedback Period for Public Safety Network Buildout Plans

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 21, 2017 — AT&T (NYSE: T) has collaborated with the First Responder Network Authority to issue state plans for the eventual adoption of the FirstNet national public safety broadband network for first responders, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Tuesday officials at U.S. states and territories can access the …

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NJ, Virginia Police to Use Lockheed-Built Small UAS for Search & Rescue Ops

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 12, 2017 — The Lockheed Martin-built (NYSE: LMT) Indago small unmanned aircraft system will be deployed by law enforcement agencies in New Jersey and Virginia to support search-and-rescue operations for people with special needs, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Lockheed said Wednesday the New Jersey and Virginia sheriff’s offices plan to pair …

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Avaya Previews US, European Emergency Number Groups’ Partnership to Update First Responder Systems

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 21, 2017 — Mark Fletcher, chief architect of Avaya’s worldwide public safety solutions business, is co-chair of an accessibility committee working group within the National Emergency Number Association that has partnered with its European counterpart to standardize a first responder strategy that utilizes modern technology, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The …

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Kay Kapoor Named President of AT&T’s Newly Formed Global Public Sector Business

Kay Kapoor, formerly head of federal business at AT&T (NYSE: T), has been named president of a newly created global public sector segment that consolidates the company’s government and education businesses. AT&T, which posted nearly $15 billion in public sector sales during 2016, offers communications and information technology platforms to government and education …

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Mike Poth: FirstNet Inches Closer to Public Safety Broadband Network Contract Award

The First Responder Network Authority is in the evaluation phase and is close to awarding a contract to build a national public safety broadband network for first responders. FirstNet CEO Mike Poth said Thursday the agency has completed several tasks in compliance with the Federal Acquisition Regulation in order to facilitate …

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AT&T Intros IP-Based Connectivity Service for Emergency Mobile Radio Systems

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 17, 2016 — AT&T (NYSE: T) has rolled out an internet protocol-based interoperability service for first responders, public departments and transportation agencies that communicate using land mobile radio systems, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The Inter-RF Subsystem Interface connectivity service is designed to connect LMR network users to AT&T’s Enhanced Push-to-Talk platform and comply with the APCO Project 25 digital …

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LMI Employees, National Urban Security Tech Lab Teammates Get DHS ‘Building Partnerships Award’

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 10, 2016 — Three LMI acquisition and financial management professionals were part of a government-industry team that received the Department of Homeland Security‘s Building Partnerships Award for their effort to deploy new technology for first responders, GovCon Executive reported Tuesday. The company said Tuesday Kris Dooley, Abby Hooper and Steve Vargas earned the …

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BAE Systems to Help Develop Software Tool for First Responders

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 2, 2016 — BAE Systems will research,  develop and demonstrate a software tool that first responders can use to disconnect a non-cooperative entity from its network and use a separate protected emergency network under an $8.7 million U.S. Air Force contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The Defense Department said Friday BAE’s information …

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