Washington can cooperate: The Treasury and Justice departments have awarded billions of dollars in contracts for wireless services designed to improve emergency communications between law-enforcement agencies.
The five-year contracts have a $3 billion ceiling. They cover Land Mobile Radio units, including repeaters, base stations, encryption devices, and portable radios, which federal law-enforcement agencies will use to communicate with one another in the field.
Contracts went to Daniels Electronics, Datron World Communications, E.F. Johnson, M/A Com Private Radio Systems, Motorola, and Thales Communication.
5 Top Federal Initiatives For 2015As InformationWeek Government readers were busy firming up their fiscal year 2015 budgets, we asked them to rate more than 30 IT initiatives in terms of importance and current leadership focus. No surprise, among more than 30 options, security is No. 1. After that, things get less predictable.