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Harris to support Trinidad and Tobago Police Service

28 January 2013

Harris been received a contract to supply a public safety access point (PSAP) and 800MHz P25 (Project 25) trunked radio system for the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service.

Under the $31m contract, Harris will deliver single all-digital, robust and reliable PSAP and P25 system to provide interoperable communications between military personnel and first responders.

In order to meet operational requirements for the Ministry of National Security and other government agencies, the solution creates a flexible platform for quick and easy addition of future equipment.

The Harris radio system will be used by more than 6,500 emergency responders in the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago which include the military, law enforcement agencies and government officials.

Ministry of National Security Communications Network Trinidad and Tobago Police Service director Glenn Shah said that the system has been selected to extend interoperable communications among military and civilian emergency teams of Republic of Trinidad and Tobago.

Harris Public Safety and Professional Communications president Steve Marschilok said, "With the Harris solution, the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago is positioned for the next level of emergency communications -- such as nationwide situational awareness, mapping and dispatch -- to effectively coordinate tactical and public safety response."

Capable of migrating from an analogue to a digital system while maintaining emergency response capabilities, the PSAP and P25 system will replace the existing hybrid public safety communications systems, while modernising the nation's mission-critical communications.