TITLE

Responder Input Needed for Tech Training

PUB. DATE
April 2007
SOURCE
Fire Chief;Apr2007, Vol. 51 Issue 4, p13
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the establishment of the TechSolutions program by the Department of Homeland Security's Science and Technology Directorate in the U.S. The program aims to support the first responder community by moving up the delivery of technologies. The program is also designed to compile technological requirements and provides solutions for responders.
ACCESSION #
24887300

 

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