FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA, March 26, 2010 — Monroe County, New York has awarded Federal Engineering, Inc. (FE) a consulting contract for Tactical Interoperable Communications Plan (TICP) exercise development and evaluation services. Under this contract, FE will provide multi-discipline, multi-agency, regional exercise development, coordination, execution, and evaluations services to the Monroe Department of Public Safety.
Mr. Frederick J. Rion, Jr., Associate Emergency Manager for the Monroe County Office of Emergency Management described the program: “Federal Engineering will develop a table top exercise and a functional exercise for a combination of the 5 UASI MSA counties identified within the TCIP. Development will be coordinated with the Exercise Advisory Group consisting of representatives from the Monroe County Department of Public Safety including the Public Safety Director, Emergency Manager, Program Administrator for Public Safety Communications Division, and others. FE will coordinate and execute the exercises including the coordination of the multiple agencies and multijurisdictional participants and the FEMA Region Exercise Officer to ensure that all aspects of the exercises follow the National Incident Management System guidelines and principles. At the conclusion, FE will make recommendations for improvements in such area as capabilities, leadership, governance, operational protocols, standard operating procedures, interoperable communications systems, emergency responder skills, and other areas identified by the Exercise Advisory Group.”
“Federal Engineering is one of the few firms that possess in depth background in both public safety operations and communications technologies,” stated Mr. Ronald F. Bosco, FE’s President. “Our firm is made up of communications engineers and former first responders. This specialized knowledge and expertise has proven invaluable in making practical recommendations to improve public safety and emergency field operations as well as radio communications equipment operations.”
Federal Engineering provides a wide range of technical and management services in public safety involving VHF, UHF, 700 MHz, 800 MHz, 900 MHz and 4.9GHz communications systems. FE also assists in the design and implementation of PSAPs, ECCs, and EOCs.
As a nationwide communications systems planning and design firm, Federal Engineering develops voice, data, and video networks for a wide range of end users, including organizations in the aerospace, energy, finance, education, publishing, and computer services fields. In addition to its private sector work, FE has completed hundreds of communications projects for 30 state governments, as well as numerous local and federal government clients.