DataPath Wins $16.7 Million Contract For National Guard Rapid Response Program

By | August 8, 2007 | North America, ST Briefs

DataPath Inc. has been awarded a $16.7 million contract for Joint Incident Site Communications Capability (JISCC) for the U.S. Army National Guard, DataPath announced Aug. 7.

DataPath’s communications networks, provided with cooperation by Applied Global Technologies, are designed to enable federal, state and military first responders to establish full command and control capabilities from the site of a man-made or natural disaster within hours anywhere nationwide.

The system will use DataPath satellite communications base units to deliver high bandwidth to voice-over-IP telephones, video teleconferencing systems and an interoperable handheld radio solution for deployed National Guard teams and other first responders. A complete communications suite will be transportable via military C-130 aircraft and other means for extremely rapid deployment.

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