Motorola Solutions has secured a deal to provide an estimated 30,000 TETRA digital two-way radios. as well as suitable accessories, software and services to the Central Procurement Office of the German Federal Ministry of the Interior (Beschaffungsamt des Bundesministeriums des Innern – BMI). The award is a continuation of an existing supply contract, which will run for a further three years.
The technology will be used by German federal public safety users, which include the federal police (Bundespolizei), the federal criminal police (Bundeskriminalamt), the German federal agency for technical relief (Technisches Hilfswerk) and the German customs.
The agreement includes the delivery of the MTP6750 TETRA portable two-way radio, which is easy-to-use, secure, and robust and delivers high receiver sensitivity, a high-quality audio and features for evidence capture and authentication. The TETRA handheld also provides features to comply with German public safety authority standards and requirements.
Another key element of the framework contract is the supply of Motorola’s MTM800 TETRA mobile radio for enhanced and reliable communications in public safety vehicles.
The MTM800 was designed for ease of operation, high audio quality, intuitive keypad and high-definition colour display and was developed for areas where rugged and versatile mobile radios are essential. Within the scope of the contract, Motorola will also supply software and services including training, engineering and repair.
“At Motorola Solutions, we are dedicated to improving our TETRA systems by further investing in TETRA technology enhancements which will lead into the future of mission-critical communications,” said Mark Schmidl, vice president of sales for Motorola Solutions in Europe, Middle East and Africa.
“With our future-oriented solutions and our international TETRA Centre of Excellence in Berlin we continue to invest in the field of TETRA digital radio solutions and guarantee close collaboration with our German customers.”