30 Sep '16, 7pm

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GEORGETOWN, Delaware (September 26, 2016) -- During devastating national disasters such as Hurricane Katrina and 9/11, the inability to communicate between first responders, military and other critical organizations became gravely apparent. Phone lines and cell towers were completely destroyed or overloaded, and first responder's disparate communications equipment was not fully interoperable, significantly delaying critical emergency response. To avoid situations like this, the Army's new Disaster Incident Response Emergency Communications Terminal (DIRECT) tool suite enables the National Guard to provide agile interoperable communications services at incident sites. It links local first responses and emergency managers with state and federal authorities, even when local commercial services have been wiped out. "I was one of the 55,000 Guardsmen who went to Louisiana after...

Full article: https://www.army.mil/article/175803/

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