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S&T Shaken Fury 2019 Fact Sheet

The Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate is supporting the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) 2018-2022 Strategic Plan and its vision of a prepared and resilient nation. This effort includes partnering with key stakeholders for FEMA’s Shaken Fury 2019 exercise, which simulates the response and recovery to a 7.7 magnitude earthquake scenario near Memphis, Tennessee.

ShakenFury2019

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology (S&T) Directorate is supporting  the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) 2018-2022 Strategic Plan and its vision of a prepared and resilient nation.  DHS S&T will partner with key stakeholders for FEMA’s Shaken Fury 2019 exercise which simulates the response and recovery to a 7.7 magnitude earthquake scenario. The Shaken Fury exercise will take place May 29 to June 7, 2019 near Memphis, Tennessee.

S&T Will Be at FDIC 2019

If you are a Fire & Rescue professional attending the Fire Department Instructors Conference in Indianapolis, mark your calendars to join S&T John Merrill  and discuss how to “Make Firefighting Safer with Artificial Intelligence.” This discussion will be held in rooms 138-139 on , from to at the Indiana Convention Center & Lucas Oil stadium.

S&T, Industry, Responders Partner, Address Security Concerns

DHS S&T’s Next Generation First Responder Apex Program works with public safety agencies to ensure the technology we research and develop for responders is not only innovative but has the capability to integrate with agencies’ existing technology.

S&T FRG Boston Components Communications Experiment Report

The DHS Science and Technology Directorate conducted an experiment in the greater Boston, Massachusetts, area to determine the effectiveness of two different commercially available communication systems, the Mutualink communications system and the datacasting system. Datacasting is a project sponsored by DHS S&T and is currently not certified by JITC, but meets the other criteria of Public Law 114-120 2015 (U.S. Congress, 2015). This report describes the details of this experiment and discusses the results of use of these systems by more than three DHS components.

S&T FRG ICAM Common Appendices

The Identity, Credential, and Access Management (ICAM) Common Appendices includes definitions, acronyms, and normative references of commonly used ICAM terms. This document familiarizes readers with frequently used terms in ICAM which are used in other accompanying documents like the ICAM Executive Primer and Acquisition Guidance.

S&T FRG NGFR Integration Handbook Version 2.0

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) Next Generation First Responder (NGFR) Apex program developed this NGFR Integration Handbook, which identifies standards, interfaces and data flows that would allow public safety agencies to integrate hardware, software and data of different technology solutions, building their own public safety system. The NGFR Integration Handbook is presented in three parts, and targets device and system developers as follows: NGFR Integration Handbook Version 3.0 – Part 1: Introduction, Part 2: Engineering Design, and Part 3: Technical Supplement.

S&T FRG NGFR Case Study Situational Awareness

This study identifies and explains the technologies used in the TechEx and presents a case study that can be used by public safety agencies as an example of how first responder agencies can implement situational awareness systems.

S&T FRG 2018 NGFR – Harris County Operational Experimentation Fact Sheet

DHS S&T will host the NGFR – Harris County Operational Experimentation (OpEx) December 4-5, 2018, at the Port of Houston in Houston, Texas. The OpEx will integrate first responder technologies using open standards in the NGFR Integration Handbook to enhance the mission capabilities of Houston-area responders and the U.S. Coast Guard during a HAZMAT scenario.

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