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Next Generation First Responder (NGFR) Apex Infographic

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Next Generation First Responder (NGFR) Apex Infographic

The Next Generation First Responder (NGFR) Apex program develops tools first responders need to save lives and protect property while staying safe.

APEX PROGRAMS NEXT GENERATION FIRST RESPONDER: The Next Generation First Responder (NGFR) Apex program develops tools first responders need to save lives and protect property while staying safe. NGFR is adapting existing technology, developing new capabilities and working with private sector innovators to ensure responders are better protected, connected and fully aware. NGFR’s cutting-edge technologies will improve emergency response time and accelerate decision-making, which means more lives can be saved. THE NEXT GENERATION FIRST RESPONDER WILL: Be equipped with state-of-the-art, high quality protective gear that defends against all hazards. Have hands-free communications equipment ready and available to allow for better multitasking during a response. Have access to key information for situational awareness and integrated decision-making. Apex NGFR will offer:  Interoperable Communications, Better Situational Awareness, Integrated Wearables, Faster Response, Reliable Equipment, Universal Data Standards. Learn more: http://www.dhs.gov/science-and-technology/ngfr.

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