Five Vital Signs (5VS) was invited to participate in the Defense Application Expo (DAX) at the Osprey Training Facility in Council, NC as an exhibitor. DAX was held on September 21, 2022 and is a one-of-a-kind defense technology and applications event with live-fire demonstrations for attendees, giving exhibitors the chance to demonstrate products and services onsite with end-users and key governmental decision-makers. This event allowed the 5VS team and the sponsoring Grand Forks Air Force Base team to have an in-person Kick-Off Meeting with live operator training.
The main event of DAX is a “live fire demonstration” where former Special Operations members showcase maneuvers and rescue drills in a controlled sandbox environment, all the while using the latest in military tactical equipment. 5VS’ invitation to DAX was based on the premise that the operators taking part in the demonstration would wear the 5VS sensor during the live fire demonstration.
Five Vital Signs was granted an SBIR/STTR Phase I award by AFWERX in 2021 to conduct a feasibility study. Upon delivering its final report to the Air Force, 5VS was granted a Phase II award sponsored by Grand Forks Airforce Base in Grand Forks, North Dakota. 5VS and the Air Force are working in conjunction with the Grand Forks’ first responders and essential medical units that train to respond to mass casualty events on base and in combat. 5VS proprietary Triage on Demand technology, its durability and use cases are being put to the test on a daily basis.
Vancouver Fire Rescue Services provides fire, first aid, rescue and extrication services to the city of Vancouver. Founded in 1886, the agency has more than 800 employees and 20 stations. Vancouver Fire Rescue Services is committed to the health and safety of its staff and the community. The agency seeks to increase fire safety awareness through educational programs and community involvement while providing world-class fire and rescue services.
Training exercise prepares Birmingham first responders for World Games Subscribe to WVTM on YouTube now for more: https://bit.ly/2jvAaUD Get more Birmingham …
Washington, DC – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) has partnered with public safety agencies in Jefferson County and the city of Birmingham, Alabama, and industry partners for the Next Generation First Responder (NGFR) – Birmingham Shaken Fury Operational Experimentation (OpEx) set for August 19-23, 2019.
“At the end of the day, S&T strives to ensure that in the chaos of a disaster, our communities are prepared, and our emergency responders are protected, connected and fully aware of the situation on the ground,” said William N. Bryan, DHS Senior Official Performing the Duties of the Under Secretary for Science and Technology. (more…)