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Working with Homeland Security to Find, Evaluate & Employ Best-of-Breed Technologies to 1 st Responders. Collaborating to Improve Public Safety … Sandi F. Lehan Homeland Security/1 st Responder Liaison (619)767-4173 [email protected] Brief Overview.

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Working withHomeland Security to Find, Evaluate & Employ Best-of-Breed Technologies to 1st Responders

Collaborating to Improve Public Safety …

Sandi F. Lehan

Homeland Security/1st Responder Liaison

(619)767-4173 [email protected]


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Brief Overview

  • A National resource for Homeland Security S&T

  • Understanding the challenges & solutions

    • Current project examples

    • Sample initiatives

    • S&T recommendations

SSC Pacific…on Point and at the Center of C4ISR


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C4ISR & IT: Our Core Competencies

A National Resource for Homeland Security S&T

  • Network Systems & Support

  • Physical & Computer Security

  • Command & Control

  • Information Assurance

  • Information Technologies

  • Sensor Systems

  • Communications

  • Image Processing

  • Visual Information Systems

  • Wireless Technologies

  • Cryptologic & Intelligence

  • Command Center Services

  • Anti-Terrorism / Force Protection

  • Expeditionary C4I Systems

  • Modeling & Simulation

  • Navigation Systems

  • Meteorology

  • ATC Engineering/ Technical Services

  • Radiation Detection

What We Do

Speed to Capability

Rapid Prototyping

Leveraging Technology

Deliver Knowledge Superiority to the Warfighter Through Engineering Excellence

Command Control Communications Computers Intelligence Surveillance & Reconnaissance

SSC Pacific…on Point and at the Center of C4ISR


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SSC Pacific Homeland Security/Defense Sponsors

  • Department of Homeland Security (DHS)

    • Office of Emergency Communications

    • S&T Operations Analysis Division

    • S&T Infrastructure & Geophysical Division

    • USCG

    • CBP

    • FEMA

  • Support to the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Homeland Defense and Americas’ Security Affairs Section 1401 (Technology Transfer) Office

  • Department of Commerce, NTIA

  • Department of Justice

    • National Institute of Justice, National Law Enforcement and Corrections Technology Center

  • Office of National Drug Control Policy


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Understanding the Challenge

The civil public safety interoperability environment

  • Governance: MOA’s and funding by consensus and committee

    • Years of focused leadership to build regional & M/A interoperability

  • SOP’s: Each discipline has established procedures

    • Communication is unclassified, largely unencrypted

  • Technology: Voice (Land Mobile Radio) operability is the first priority

    • Wireless systems (voice & data) will be spectrum limited during a large disaster

    • Connectivity is dependent on local infrastructure investment

  • Training & Exercise: budgets are limited at all levels (competitive)

  • Usage: “If it’s not used everyday it won’t get used in an emergency”

Every region has it’s own combination of challenges

SSC San Diego…on Point and at the Center of C4ISR


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S&T Solution Effectiveness

depends upon Interoperability

Stovepipe

Cross-Discipline Interoperability

Agency Specific

Technology

International

Federal

Jurisdiction

Interoperability

Cross-Agency*

Interoperability

Military

Jurisdiction

Level

Tribal

Technologies

State

Local

EMS

Hospitals

Public Services

EM

Fire

LEA

Transportation

Public Info

CBRNE

Public Works

Utilities

* An Agency is a discipline

operating within a jurisdiction

Disciplines

SSC San Diego…on Point and at the Center of C4ISR


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Selected Projects

  • Interoperable Communications Technical Assistance Program (ICTAP)

  • Homeland Security Science & Technology Testbed

  • Sensor Management System / Joint Perimeter Surveillance Command & Control

At any given time a disaster will require first responders from multiple disciplines to interoperate with their individual agency technologies and procedures in a multi-jurisdiction region

SSC Pacific…on Point and at the Center of C4ISR


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Current Projects:

Interoperable Communications Technical Assistance Program

  • Earned trusted reputation with Public Safety agencies at local level over 6 years

  • Integrated team of Public Safety policy, operational, technology & ICS certified systems engineering experts

  • Voice, data, & situational awareness interoperability expertise

Unique team of SME’s to address Nation-wide Federal/State/Local Interoperability

  • Policy & planning

  • Technical

  • Operational procedures

  • Methods & Processes

  • Exercise & Training

  • Software Tools

50 States

6 Territories

76 Urban Areas


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Current Projects:Communication Assets Survey & Mapping Tool

  • CASM is a web-based tool developed by the DHS Office of Emergency Communications that collects and displays interoperable communications information to improve communications planning for public safety.

  • Allows analysis of inter-agency interoperability based on the communication assets and interoperability methods that exist in specific geographic areas

  • CASM Usage:

    • 59 States/Urban Areas in CASM (41 States/18 Urban Areas)

      • 1014 CASM User Accounts

      • 10,570 Agencies

      • 2,386 Radio Systems

      • 4,049 Towers

      • 853 Dispatch Centers

      • 296 Gateways

      • 257 Radio Caches

SSC San Diego…on Point and at the Center of C4ISR


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Current ProjectsEnhancing Border Interoperability

SSC PACIFIC…on Point and at the Center of C4ISR


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Current CapabilityInformation Technology Engineering

Secure Wireless Networking Homeland Security

Description:

  • Develop secure wireless network architectures

  • Secure wireless network test bed

  • Transition agent for DARPA

  • Develop overall system architecture integrating C4ISR technologies to support CBP operations

  • Support counterdrug technology discovery and technology transfer

Counterdrug Technology

  • Operational Relevance:

  • Targeted transition Programs of Record including JTRS, CANES, WIN-T, others

  • Support FORCEnet objectives of network-centric warfare

  • Full Border and Transportation intelligence fusion

  • Transition new C4ISR technologies to the Drug Interdiction/Demand Reduction operational community

Service Capabilities:

  • Technology transition

  • Converged transport

  • Secure wireless network architecture development

  • Wired/wireless hardware/software test, evaluation, integration, acquisition support

  • Concept of Operations (CONOPS) development

SSC Pacific…on Point and at the Center of C4ISR


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Current Projects:SMS / JPSC2

The SMS/JPSC2 system is a flexible and extensible integrated security system providing complete sensor Command and Control (C2) including surveillance and perimeter security through numerous sensors including marine & ground RADAR and EO/IR cameras. The system is capable of surveying, detecting, tracking and archiving Items of Interest (IOI) and intrusions which can then be provided via auto-alerts to the Security Watch Officer.

  • Near future installations:

    • New York City

    • Port of Long Beach / L.A.

  • Multi-level security GOTS development

  • Visual Recognition & Classification capabilities

  • Sensor Management Systems (SMS) and Joint Perimeter Surveillance Command and Control (JPSC2) is installed at the locations:

    • Navy Region Southwest

      • San Diego Metro

      • NAS Lemoore

      • NPS Monterey

      • NWS Seal Beach

    • US Navy / Coast Guard SCC-J

      • Seattle Area of Responsibility (AOR)

      • Jacksonville AOR

      • San Diego AOR


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Current Projects: SMS/JPSC2 Common Operational Picture (COP) Layers

A: Sensor Window – Surveillance Camera

B: Quick Map Locator

C: Map Tools: Transit Database,

Search Events, Layers,

Search Live Tracks, Live

Playback

D: Radar/Camera range rings and camera cones

E: Right Click Menu: Set Affiliation,

Set Name, Show History,

Alarm Zone, View Events,

Show Track Detail, etc..

F: ESRI Based Map Components

G: Blue Force Track

H: Sensor Window – Pan Tilt Zoom

with full camera control & slew to track

A

C

B

H

D

G

E

F

  • Joint Perimeter Surveillance Command and Control (JPSC2) will provide agents and officers in the field:

  • Ability to alert agents and officers of suspected illegal traffic using command and control software and supporting radar and cameras.

  • Reduced time to classify a target by automatically slewing cameras to target

  • Ability to create alarm or exclusion zones within the AOR

  • Reduced response time of reactive forces by providing mobile COP display on patrol vehicles, vessels, and aircraft

  • Increased interdiction rate by reducing response time to INTEL and citizen call in alerts

  • Perform historical playback to support legal proceedings

  • Sharing of information through the distribution of COP displays to regional stakeholders


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A Couple of Promising Initiatives

  • Incident Resource Tracking Tool (IRTT), Secure Wireless Testbed, SMS/JPSC2

  • Define/Implement funding mechanism to assist State/Local 1st Responders directly

  • Build upon relationship with DHS S&T to provide operational prototypes that can be tested in the San Diego Region

  • Utilize 1st Responder collaboration efforts currently in place to get the 1st Responders directly involved with building new technologies

SSC PACIFIC…on Point and at the Center of C4ISR


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Initiative

Incident Resource Tracking Tool

Incident Command Post

Card

Readers

Staging

PD Command

Vehicle

Fire Server

  • Personnel Info

  • Equipment Info

  • GPS Tracks

LE Server

EOC

  • Personnel Info

  • Equipment Info

  • GPS Tracks

AVL

GPS

GPS

GPS


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Initiative

SSC Pacific’s Regional Collaboration through 3Cs

  • State Agencies

  • CalFire

  • Port of San Diego

  • Ring of Fiber

  • Secure wireless

  • Harbor Sensors

  • JPSC2 connectivity

  • Federal Agencies

  • USCG JOC

  • NRSW ROC

  • US Customs & BP

    -San Diego

MOU

MOU

MOU

3Cs Governance

Regional Architecture

  • Orange County

  • Anaheim PD

MOU

CRADA

MOU

  • SSC Pacific

  • ICTAP & CASM [DHS/OEC]

  • HSSTT [DHS/S&T]

  • IRTT [DHS/S&T]

  • SMS/JPSC2 [DHS/USCG]

  • Secure Wireless Testbed

  • Marine Mammals (MM)

  • 1401 Office [OASD]

  • Los Angeles Sheriff Dept.

  • Port of Long Beach - SMS/JPSC2/MM

  • Catalina Island - CASM

  • CBRNE Situational Awareness

  • City of Los Angeles - CASM


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Initiative

Participating 3Cs agencies

  • Federal Government / Military

  • Navy Region SW

  • USMC Base Camp Pendleton

  • USCG Joint Harbor Operations Center

  • Federal Bureau of Investigation SD FO

  • Drug Enforcement Agency

  • US Customs and Border Protection - SD

  • Local Agencies

  • San Diego Police Department

  • San Diego Sheriff Department

  • Chula Vista Police Department

  • Carlsbad Police Department

  • San Diego Fire-Rescue

  • CAL Fire

  • North County Fire JPA

  • County of Riverside

  • County of Yuma

  • 18 local governments or fire districts

  • Emergency Operations Centers

  • SD County Office of Emergency Services

  • City of SD Office of Homeland Security

  • SD State Visualization Laboratory

  • SD County Hazardous Materials Department Operations Center

  • City of Chula Vista

  • City of Carlsbad

  • State Agencies

  • Cal Trans

  • California Highway Patrol

  • Critical Infrastructure Sites

  • San Diego Convention Center

  • Metropolitan Transit System

  • San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station


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Emerging architecture elements will affect how

the all agencies will leverage C4ISR in the region

3Cs Network

Ring of Fiber


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The Benefits are as Real as the Threats

The public benefit in developing the next generation regional C4ISR HS/HD architecture in Southern CA is high

TERRORIST

ATTACK

MILITARY

ACCIDENT

MAJOR EARTHQUAKE

WILDFIRES


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Summary of Recommendations

  • Encourage regional service oriented architectures

  • Build long term relationships based on trust in selected regions

    • Work with current State/Local users and officials

    • Help with their immediate needs while addressing national goals

  • Take advantage of DoD Laboratories in S&T strategy

    • History of cradle-to-grave S&T expertise for real world operations

  • Encourage agreements between laboratories and State/local agencies that have grant funds and request help

SSC PACIFIC…on Point and at the Center of C4ISR


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SSC Pacific … on Point and at the Center of C4ISR

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