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Surveillance

John Boyd, a Korean War U.S. Air Force pilot and subsequent military strategist, has been front and center in how we at Blueforce have thought about and designed software for use by our national security and public safety decision makers. During the Korean War, Boyd wanted to understand why the F-86 Sabre was so dominant in shooting down the Russian MiG-15. He quickly discovered that...

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Sensitive Site Exploitation (SSE) has become a core focus given the potential for executing special operations missions in or near sites suspected of manufacturing, storing, or supporting weapons of mass destruction (WMD) to include chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear (CBRN). A generation ago, regimes with access to these munitions were limited to developed and relatively stable nation states. However, the operating environment has drastically changed,...

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Counter-terrorism operations take so many shapes across the national security landscape.  We have been there first hand, from Iraq to the African continent, to New York City.  Our heros in New York City present one way, while our friends who jump into new found tunnels on the border present another.  Our participation in Military Working Dog programs and how they leverage our technology never ceases...

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Recent terrorist attacks and active shooter incidents have shared a common similarity: 100's of armed responders from many agencies descending on the scene to help neutralize the situation. With that comes not only a radio interoperability problem, but a command interoperability problem. Blueforce products were specifically designed to enable secure “small unit swarming”, an ability for responders from diverse agencies, to rapidly form responder networks...

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Blueforce is proud to announce that we have been named one of the "Top 10 Homeland Security Solution Providers" by CIOReview magazine.  In a world dominated by asymmetric threats, a split second’s delay in command decision can drive the success or failure of a mission. In such a scenario, ensuring that the right person at the right time receives actionable information is essential for mission...

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Blueforce Development technologies have been a cornerstone for border counter-terrorism joint task forces (JTF) since 2009 here in the United States and OCONUS.  Our sensor fusion technology, found in both BlueforceEDGE and BlueforceTACTICAL, enables sensors from disparate manufacturers to be fused into a single stream of data, enabling the coveted single pane of glass common operating picture.  You can see it in action here in...

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PoliceOne is THE authoritative source for Law Enforcement and their recent article proves it. Every officer, every soldier, is a Blueforce Sensing Platform.  It's a common doctrinal goal for network-centric operations.  Today, we have specialized military and police dogs that are trained specifically for bomb detection, yet, a limited number of resourecs can only be deployed so far and so wide. We need bomb "noses" far and wide. When...

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A core premise at Blueforce is the practice of rapid adaptation. Our national security customers face digital age adversaries that adapt tactics frequently. This requires an ability for the "good guys" to adapt as fast and as frequently. At Blueforce, we practice highly agile and lean product development methods which allows us to ship new capability AND innovation quickly (often in mere days). Customer feedback and...

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Verizon Selects Blueforce for the new Verizon Technology and Policy Center in Washington, DC Verizon recently launched their new Technology and Policy Center in Washington DC where Blueforce was selected and implemented as one of seven immersive displays for Public Safety and Smart Cities. Verizon created this space to tell stories. Not just Verizon stories, but stories that show how Verizon and their partners like Blueforce...

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Blueforce Command Center and BlueforceEDGE are now available on Microsoft Azure Government Cloud via the Microsoft managed services CSP program. Microsoft Azure Government Cloud is the most trusted cloud for mission-critical government workloads. Microsoft Azure Government delivers a cloud platform built upon the foundational principles of security, privacy & control, compliance, and transparency. Federal and state/local agencies can utilize Blueforce products on a physically isolated instance...

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