Emergency Communications in Rugged Terrain
Forward Deployable Mobile Emergency Communications in Rugged Terrain
The key to having effective emergency communications in rugged terrain is command communications capability at the most forward point of operations. This provides you increased Situational Awareness (SA) at all levels of Command and Control. Having the ability to provide consistent “over the horizon” communications means covering gaps in “line of sight” communication. Having this coverage greatly increases operational effectiveness and outcomes. As a result, you will have right resources are in the right place at the right time.
Attaining autonomous mobile emergency communications in rugged terrain under austere conditions where there is no supporting infrastructure is highly challenging. Hotshots work in terrain where gaps in coverage are common and this is one of the most challenging for Communications, Command and Control.
Rugged Terrain’s Impact on Emergency Communications
The rugged terrain that hotshots operate in is often effected by communication “blind spots or dark spots”. These types of “gaps” create poor communications conditions which puts the mission and responders at risk. Given the thousands of square miles with this type of terrain, it is nearly impossible to have reliable line of site communication coverage with existing emergency communication approaches.
Responders who face rapidly changing and ever shifting conditions, where circumstances change in instant must maintain accurate Situational Awareness (SA) at all times to ensure correct tactical decisions are made. Effective mobile communications closes the decision time gap and is the difference between life and death.
SemperComm® is the Solution For Emergency Communications in Rugged Terrain
The SemperComm® Portable Command Center (SemperComm® PCC) is ideal for rapid deployment. Our command center gives you the capability to put critical command communications closer to the actual nerve center of operations. The PCC provides “over the horizon” communications covering communication gaps with VHF/UHF line of site communications.
Moreover, its comprehensive communications capability ensures you always have communication regardless of conditions. The SemperComm® PCC can be easily deployed by multiple methods. It can be air dropped from a helicopter or deployed on an SUV. The system can even be hand carried by two individuals for short distances. The PCC is multi-purpose meeting many mission needs.
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