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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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Johns Hopkins APL Develops Remote-Controlled System to Support Railway Incident Assessment

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 29, 2016 — Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory has created a remote-controlled system designed to provide reconnaissance data to law enforcement officials and first responders for railway incident assessments, ExecutiveBiz said Thursday. APL said Wednesday its Instrumented Rail Inspection System works to detect chemicals and hazardous materials on …

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Dynamis Buys DGI’s Emergency & Security Mgmt Solutions Unit for IT Market Push

Dynamis has purchased Defense Group Inc.’s Emergency & Security Management Solutions subsidiary for an undisclosed sum in an effort to expand the delivery of technology platforms to federal government and industry clients both in the U.S. and overseas. The deal also includes the acquisition of the COBRA security and emergency …

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AT&T’s Stacy Schwartz: Video, Mobility Key Growth Areas in Public Safety Market

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 25, 2016 — Stacy Schwartz, vice president for public safety within AT&T‘s (NYSE: T) government solutions business, has said the public safety market is seeing increased adoption of video and mobility technologies, which organizations also use in combination to drive collaboration. “Mobile networks support the sharing of the …

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Mike Poth: FirstNet Eyes Public Safety Broadband Network Contract Award in November

The First Responder Network Authority closed the process Tuesday for the submission of final bids from vendors interested in the contract to build a proposed national public safety broadband network for first responders. FirstNet CEO Mike Poth said Tuesday the agency will now move to the evaluation phase and plans …

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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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Tony Frazier: DigitalGlobe Taps into Crowdsourced GEOINT with GeoHIVE Community

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 7,  2015 — Tony Frazier, government solutions senior vice president at DigitalGlobe (NYSE: DGI), has introduced the creation of GeoHIVE, an online community designed to tap into the power of crowdsourced geospatial intelligence for federal clients, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. DigitalGlobe said Oct. 1 membership is open to …

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Rockwell Collins Unveils ARINC Platform for Disaster, Relief Communications

TYSONS CORNER, VA August 20, 2015 — Rockwell Collins has launched a disaster communications platform that works to ensure connectivity for first responders and emergency workers, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Rockwell Collins said ARINC UrgentLink is designed to act as a backup network that does not rely on the local electricity …

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Cal Shintani Highlights Federal Broadband, Mobile Evolution

TYSONS CORNER, VA June 25, 2015 — Cal Shintani, senior vice president and chief growth officer at Oceus Networks, has outlined the evolving landscape of the FirstNet first responder network and the company’s response to the times with its self-supporting, private network offerings. He made the comments in a two-part ExecutiveBiz interview …

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Gene Colabatistto: CAE Lends Simulator Tech, On-Site Services to Quake Relief Mission Planners

TYSONS CORNER, VA May 13, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday on CAE lending its simulator technology to help airmen prepare for relief operations in earthquake-hit Nepal. ADS Advance Magazine reported Monday that military first responders from Australia and Britain used the open database architecture on CAE’s C-130J …

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