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NNSA Makes New Communications Network for Emergency Responders

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The Department of Energy's (DOE) National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) has adopted a new network designed to facilitate communications for emergency response personnel. DOE said Wednesday that it stood up the Emergency Communications Network to help responders communicate in an encrypted network and coordinate with partners.

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DHS, DOE Labs Evaluate In-Suit Comms Gear for Emergency Responders

The Department of Homeland Security's National Urban Science and Technology Laboratory has collaborated with the Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory to evaluate in-suit equipment designed to help first responders communicate when they respond to hazardous material incidents.

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Emergency Responders Network will Help D-Block

After a failed attempt with the private sector, the FCC will ask congress to foot the bill for a wireless communications network for improvement of emergency responders. The plan would cost an estimated $18 billion over the next ten years. The new state of the art network would allow emergency …

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DHS-Funded Navigation App Helps First Responders Determine Optimal Routes for Emergency Vehicles

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The Department of Homeland Security's Science and Technology Directorate (DHS S&T) funded Azimuth1 to develop an app that helps first responders navigate travel routes with consideration to the emergency vehicle's physical specifications. The app is designed to recognize and provide information on external hazards, including narrow lanes, damaged power lines and cold weather.

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CISA Releases FY21 Planning Guide for Emergency Comm Technical Assitance

Cybersecurity and

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has published a planning guide, Emergency Communication Technical Assistance guide for fiscal year 2021, meant to help public safety officials and first responders improve interoperable communications to address issues caused by changes to emergency communications landscape.

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CISA to Demonstrate Tech for Emergency Comms on the Energy Grid

Cybersecurity and

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) plans to test a new technology designed to support priority communications for emergency response efforts. Crius Technology Group's Comm³ technology would help CISA route security and emergency preparedness communications signals across the electric grid, under the Next Generation Network Priority Service program's second phase, CISA said Tuesday.

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CISA Unveils SAFECOM Website for Centralized Emergency Comms

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has launched a website for public safety communications that uses resources under the SAFECOM unit, Federal Partnership for Interoperable Communications and National Council of Statewide Interoperability Coordinators.

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