Sepura has announced the award of a contract to its strategic partner Scientia Global, Inc., by the U.S. Department of State Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement (DOS INL) for Lebanon’s Internal Security Forces – Land Mobile Radio (LISF-LMR) Project.
This contract marks the first of several phases to build a new nationwide communications system for the Lebanese Internal Security Forces. Sepura clinched the deal in conjunction with Scientia Global Inc., a professional services company based in Florida, USA.
The new TETRA infrastructure will be implemented in the Beirut (pictured) and Mt. Lebanon Governorates and it includes several TETRA base station sites, several control rooms, a switching centre and a microwave backhaul communications network.
The new system has been designed to be highly reliable and redundant in order to meet current communications requirements, while providing growth capacity and a clear migration path for the technology.
“Scientia is particularly pleased to continue its history of support for stability in the Middle East,” said Dr. Martin Dougherty, president of Scientia Global. “At Scientia Global, our corporate goal has always been to provide the highest-level of support to programmes of national and international significance for the United States and its allies.
“This new TETRA system will allow the Lebanese security forces to greatly expand their communications capabilities. We are looking forward to a productive relationship with our technology partner Sepura, as well as our DOS INL customer and LISF system users.”
Jonathan Hamill, VP Government & Public Safety for Sepura. concluded:
“Sepura is very proud to have been selected by Scientia to deliver the new TETRA system for Lebanon’s Internal Security Forces. With Scientia we have a strong partner for Lebanon and the Middle East. Together we form a powerful and effective team to satisfy the customer and local end-users with state-of-the-art technology.”