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There have been more than 12,000 drug seizures at U.S. borders in the first three months of Fiscal Year 2023 alone. In that same period, there have been more than 860,000 enforcement actions undertaken by the agency. All of this comes at a time when the United States is seeing

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As the calendar year comes to a close, it’s only natural to look back and discuss some of the major trends and stories that defined and shaped our experiences over the previous twelve months. Reflecting back, it’s safe to say that 2022 was a year of transition and change in

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While the merits of some newer technologies – from social media to video conferencing – might be debated, the concept of new technologies or advancements is usually to make life easier, better, or more convenient. New, disruptive technologies offer a solution to a challenge that people or organizations face, or

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There is a perception that mobile mesh networking is a new, novel technology that has only started to see adoption across the government, but that’s not entirely true. Mobile mesh networking is an established, relatively pervasive technology that can be found in radios carried by military and emergency personnel every

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In our last article on The Last Mile, we featured an interview with Matthew Semovoski, a Post Sales Support Engineer for D-Fend Solutions, in which Matthew explained the challenges the Department of Defense (DoD) and law enforcement organizations face when countering the threat of malicious unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV).   Ultimately,

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Unmanned ariel vehicles (UAVs) – which are more commonly referred to as “drones” – are practically everywhere today. They’re used by tourists and hobbyists to take incredible photos. Insurance companies use them to inspect the damage to homes and businesses following a natural disaster. Companies like Amazon are even exploring

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Throughout the history of the United States, the country and its people were protected from externally-derived harm to some extent because of the oceans on its eastern and western coasts. However, as technology advanced, the United States quickly grew vulnerable to threats coming over or across the Atlantic or Pacific

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When we talk about deploying mobile mesh networking radios or nodes to warfighters, emergency and first responders, and law enforcement officials, it usually involves handing a node to an individual. That individual then connects the node to their mobile device either via Bluetooth or wire and then carries it with

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In our last article in The Last Mile, we discussed how military and disaster response operations in subterranean environments— such as basements, tunnels, and underground structures, can face communications and situational awareness challenges. And these underground communications challenges can happen anywhere, even in areas that traditionally have reliable terrestrial and

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In previous articles on The Last Mile, we’ve explored how emergency and disaster response scenarios can create communications and situational awareness challenges for first responders and emergency personnel, especially in places where hurricanes, wildfires, or tornadoes have destroyed network infrastructure. We’ve also looked at how warfighters and other military tactical

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