Federal Government/Military http://urgentcomm.com/taxonomy/term/32481/more en Newscan: Revealed: Pentagon push to attack nuclear missiles before they launch http://urgentcomm.com/cybersecurity/newscan-revealed-pentagon-push-attack-nuclear-missiles-they-launch <div class="node-body article-body"><p><strong>Web Roundup</strong><br /> <em>Items from other news organizations</em></p> <p><a href="https://www.thedailybeast.com/revealed-pentagon-push-to-hack-nuke-missiles-before-they-launch">Revealed: Pentagon push to attack nuclear missiles before they launch</a></p> <p><a href="https://www.nytimes.com/2018/06/17/us/politics/cyber-command-trump.htm">Pentagon puts cyberwarriors on offensive, increasing the risk of conflict</a></p></div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/cybersecurity/newscan-revealed-pentagon-push-attack-nuclear-missiles-they-launch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/cybersecurity/newscan-revealed-pentagon-push-attack-nuclear-missiles-they-launch#comments Cybersecurity Federal Government/Military Tue, 19 Jun 2018 20:29:00 +0000 55431 at http://urgentcomm.com CritComm Insights: Ken Rehbehn highlights global progress of public-safety LTE, MCPTT http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety/critcomm-insights-ken-rehbehn-highlights-global-progress-public-safety-lte-mcptt <div class="field-podcast-source"> <a href="/urgent-communications-podcast">The Urgent Communications Podcast</a> </div> <div class="node-body audio-body">Ken Rehbehn, founder and principal analyst at CritComm Insights, provides an update on public-safety LTE initiatives in the United Kingdom, South Korea and Europe, based on insights gathered during recent travels, culminating with last week's Mission Critical Technologies event in London. Rehbehn also examines plans for many public-safety LTE systems to use LMR technologies to address off-network voice communications. </div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <a href="/public-safety/critcomm-insights-ken-rehbehn-highlights-global-progress-public-safety-lte-mcptt" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop imagecache-linked imagecache-med_crop_linked"><img alt="" src="http://urgentcomm.com/site-files/urgentcomm.com/files/imagecache/med_crop/uploads/2018/06/ken-rehbehn-photo-06-19.jpg" title="" height="200" width="355" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop" /></a> </div> <div class="field-audio-file"> <span>Audio File:&nbsp;</span> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-audio-mpeg" alt="audio/mpeg icon" src="http://urgentcomm.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/audio-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/site-files/urgentcomm.com/files/podcast/audio/Ken Rehbehn podcast 1 on 06-19.MP3" type="audio/mpeg; length=8615936">Ken Rehbehn podcast 1 on 06-19.MP3</a></div> </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety/critcomm-insights-ken-rehbehn-highlights-global-progress-public-safety-lte-mcptt" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety/critcomm-insights-ken-rehbehn-highlights-global-progress-public-safety-lte-mcptt#comments Applications Federal Government/Military Interoperability Public Safety Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet Tue, 19 Jun 2018 15:59:00 +0000 55411 at http://urgentcomm.com Swarm Technology: Alfonso Iniguez demos 'intent-based autonomy' technology for coordinating drones http://urgentcomm.com/incident-commandsituational-awareness/swarm-technology-alfonso-iniguez-demos-intent-based-autonomy-t <div class="node-body video-body">Alfonso Iniguez, founder and CEO of Swarm Technology, demonstrates how the startup company's patented technology lets connected drones and robots respond as a coordinated group to mission-focused commands as efficiently as possible, rather than having each object controlled individually. Based on concepts developed after years of observing ants, this "solidarity cell architure" provides the distributed artificial intelligence needed to coordinate the robots or drones.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/incident-commandsituational-awareness/swarm-technology-alfonso-iniguez-demos-intent-based-autonomy-t" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/incident-commandsituational-awareness/swarm-technology-alfonso-iniguez-demos-intent-based-autonomy-t#comments Incident Command/Situational Awareness Coverage & Interference Federal Government/Military Intelligent Transportation Systems Public Safety Smart Devices System Design Sun, 20 May 2018 21:48:00 +0000 54891 at http://urgentcomm.com Minn. National Guard: Thomas Simota showcases capabilities of deployable communications unit http://urgentcomm.com/tower-site/minn-national-guard-thomas-simota-showcases-capabilities-deployable-communications-unit <div class="node-body video-body">Sergeant First Class (SFC) Thomas Simota, interoperable communications manager for the Minnesota National Guard, highlights the features of a Minnesota National Guard deployable unit, which is designed to support interoperable communications between the military and public-safety entities. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/tower-site/minn-national-guard-thomas-simota-showcases-capabilities-deployable-communications-unit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/tower-site/minn-national-guard-thomas-simota-showcases-capabilities-deployable-communications-unit#comments Land-Mobile Radio Tower & Site Federal Government/Military Interoperability Public Safety Video Tue, 01 May 2018 21:10:00 +0000 54651 at http://urgentcomm.com Virtualnetcom: Mohan Tammisetti and Gary Monetti outline features of RAID standalone LTE network in hardened 12.5-pound backpack http://urgentcomm.com/long-term-evolution/virtualnetcom-mohan-tammisetti-and-gary-monetti-outline-features-raid-standalone <div class="node-body video-body">Virtualnetcom CEO Mohan Tammisetti and Gary Monetti describe the capabilities of the Rapid Autonomous Instant Deployable (RAID), a hardened communications backpack that transmits signals at 4 watts of power and includes an LTE eNodeB, an LTE evolved packet core (EPC) and IMS support for multimedia applications that enables a first responder to communicate, even when there is no connection to a terrestrial LTE network. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/long-term-evolution/virtualnetcom-mohan-tammisetti-and-gary-monetti-outline-features-raid-standalone" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/long-term-evolution/virtualnetcom-mohan-tammisetti-and-gary-monetti-outline-features-raid-standalone#comments Long-Term Evolution Tower & Site Coverage & Interference Federal Government/Military Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet System Design Wed, 07 Mar 2018 01:53:00 +0000 53901 at http://urgentcomm.com GWTCA: Andy Maxymillian and Alan Tilles discuss organization's direction, new board members http://urgentcomm.com/iwce/gwtca-andy-maxymillian-and-alan-tilles-discuss-organizations-direction-new-board-members <div class="node-body video-body">Andy Maxymillian and Alan Tilles highlight the two-year growth of the Government Wireless Technology and Communications Association (GWTCA), including the organization's wireless-education initiatives and work with local governments as they seek to make key decisions associated with smart-community projects</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/iwce/gwtca-andy-maxymillian-and-alan-tilles-discuss-organizations-direction-new-board-members" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/iwce/gwtca-andy-maxymillian-and-alan-tilles-discuss-organizations-direction-new-board-members#comments Land-Mobile Radio Long-Term Evolution Federal Government/Military Policy State & Local Government IWCE Tue, 06 Mar 2018 01:11:00 +0000 53841 at http://urgentcomm.com House passes Kari’s Law amendment, legislation sent to President Trump for final signature http://urgentcomm.com/legislation/house-passes-kari-s-law-amendment-legislation-sent-president-trump-final-signature <div class="node-body article-body">U.S. House members approves an amendment to Kari’s Law legislation—a measure that would require direct dialing for 911 calls made on multi-line telephone systems (MLTS) frequently used by hotels, offices and other enterprises—that awaits President Donald Trump’s signature to become law.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/legislation/house-passes-kari-s-law-amendment-legislation-sent-president-trump-final-signature" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/legislation/house-passes-kari-s-law-amendment-legislation-sent-president-trump-final-signature#comments Dispatch Federal Government/Military Legislation NG-911 Public Safety State & Local Government System Design System Installation Fri, 09 Feb 2018 21:49:00 +0000 53551 at http://urgentcomm.com Motorola Solutions to buy Avigilon video-surveillance, analytics company in all-cash deal worth about $1 billion http://urgentcomm.com/motorola-solutions/motorola-solutions-buy-avigilon-video-surveillance-analytics-company-all-cash-dea <div class="node-body article-body">Motorola Solutions announces that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Avigilon—a Vancouver-based provider of video-surveillance and video-analytics solutions—in an all-cash transaction that is worth about $1 billion.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/motorola-solutions/motorola-solutions-buy-avigilon-video-surveillance-analytics-company-all-cash-dea" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/motorola-solutions/motorola-solutions-buy-avigilon-video-surveillance-analytics-company-all-cash-dea#comments Incident Command/Situational Awareness Enterprise Federal Government/Military Personnel Monitoring Public Safety Video Motorola Solutions Fri, 02 Feb 2018 00:22:00 +0000 53451 at http://urgentcomm.com Secure 5G network needed in the U.S., but ‘no decisions’ yet on nationalization proposal, White House says http://urgentcomm.com/federal-governmentmilitary/secure-5g-network-needed-us-no-decisions-yet-nationalization-proposal-whi <div class="node-body article-body">Secure 5G connectivity in the U.S. is needed to protect governments, enterprises and consumers from cyberattacks, but there have been “absolutely no decisions made” about how that goal will be achieved, the White House said after a proposal to create a nationalized 5G network was criticized throughout the telecom industry.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/federal-governmentmilitary/secure-5g-network-needed-us-no-decisions-yet-nationalization-proposal-whi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/federal-governmentmilitary/secure-5g-network-needed-us-no-decisions-yet-nationalization-proposal-whi#comments Federal Government/Military Policy Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet State & Local Government Wireless Networks NTIA/FirstNet Tue, 30 Jan 2018 20:01:00 +0000 53381 at http://urgentcomm.com Newscan: Hawaii’s false missile alarm raises question of federal control http://urgentcomm.com/alerting-systems/newscan-hawaii-s-false-missile-alarm-raises-question-federal-control <div class="node-body article-body"><p><strong>Web Roundup</strong><br /> <em>Items from other news organizations</em></p> <p><a href="https://www.rollcall.com/news/policy/hawaiis-false-missile-alarm-raises-question-federal-control">Hawaii&rsquo;s false missile alarm raises question of federal control</a></p> <p><a href="http://time.com/5119618/hawaii-missile-alert-employee-not-cooperating-investigation/">Employee who sent false missile alarm is refusing to cooperate with FCC investigation</a></p></div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/alerting-systems/newscan-hawaii-s-false-missile-alarm-raises-question-federal-control" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/alerting-systems/newscan-hawaii-s-false-missile-alarm-raises-question-federal-control#comments Alerting Systems Federal Government/Military State & Local Government Fri, 26 Jan 2018 05:00:00 +0000 53351 at http://urgentcomm.com