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City of Iqaluit Chooses Federal Engineering for Dispatch Systems Requirements Study

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City of Iqaluit Chooses Federal Engineering for Dispatch Systems Requirements Study

FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA, October 18, 2021 – The City of Iqaluit, Nunavut, Canada has chosen Federal Engineering, Inc. (FE) to develop a Dispatch Systems Requirements Study encompassing Computer Aided Dispatching (CAD), Records Management System (RMS), and radio networking.

The City’s request for proposal provided an overview of its requirements. Iqaluit is the capital of the Nunavut Territory and is located at the south end of Baffin Island. The City is the newest Capital City in Canada and has experienced a period of rapid development and growth. Iqaluit is the seat of government for the Territory of Nunavut and is the home base for many federal and territorial government departments. The City is a regional center for the Territory with many northern businesses in Inuit organizations making it their base of operations. To continue to meet the public safety needs of our growing City, Iqaluit is seeking a consulting firm to investigate, provide an options analysis and design new CAD, RMS, and radio systems. These new systems will support the following City departments:

  • Fire
  • Ambulance
  • Municipal enforcement
  • Afterhours public works
  • Alarm monitoring
  • Contracted Government of Nunavut (GN) after hours dispatch

The City seeks to transition to a highly reliable, integrated CAD/RMS that will improve users’ overall access to information and benefit from advanced functionality with a modern system architecture. Additionally, the City seeks to implement a new radio system that will be compatible with the new CAD and RMS systems.

Mr. Ronald F. Bosco, President & CEO of Federal Engineering said: “Few consulting firms have the breadth of experience in all the requisite technologies. Even fewer understand operations in arctic climates. The combined background of our Canadian and US subject matter experts fulfils Iqaluit requirements. We will deliver solutions that are both particle and affordable with a minimum of risks. In addition, FE can support procurement and implementations efforts when the City is ready to move forward with this project.”

Federal Engineering is a leading, nationwide firm providing analysis, design, procurement, and implementation support for NG911, PSAPs, ECCs, and EOCs. These services complement FE’s wide range of consulting services in public safety and public service communications involving traditional VHF, UHF, 700 MHz, 800 MHz, 900 MHz, and 4.9GHz mobile radio systems as well as LTE and CBRS. FE’s cybersecurity practice helps our clients defend against today’s complex and ever-changing threat landscape. FE also serves as trusted advisors to assist clients understand emerging services such as FirstNet and the impacts on their current and future plans. Since 1983, FE has completed thousands of communications projects for 46 state governments, as well as numerous local and federal government clients.

In addition to its public sector work, Federal Engineering provides design and implementation support services for voice, data, and video networks used in the transportation, utilities, aerospace, finance, education, publishing, and computer services industries. FE’s certified independence ensures that clients receive objective, unbiased consulting services that are not influenced by any technology, product, vendor, or approach.


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