CNC Technologies reveals deals with US law enforcement agencies
California-based CNC Technologies has delivered a completed Bell 407GX to the Dallas Police Department and revealed the impending delivery of one Airbus H125 helicopter to the Kansas Highway Patrol.
The Bell 407GX helicopter is equipped with a full law enforcement mission suite including: a L3/Wescam MX-10 imager, Shotover ARS 750 moving map system, MacroBlue monitors and Trakka TLX searchlight. Integration services were provided by AeroBrigham in Decatur, Texas.
CNC Technologies’s delivery is its third to the Dallas Police Department over the past six years. The aviation and wireless communications company will also provide 24/7 service and support and training. The Oak Park head quartered company is also providing access to access to CNC.Live, which enables a secure interface for agencies to view their helicopter, fixed wing or Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) footage from any internet-connected device.
The new Dallas Police Department mission suite is said to be fully interoperable with the agency’s existing fleet and also with neighbouring agencies such as Fort Worth Police Department and Texas Department of Public Safetly. “Interoperability is critical for the purpose of coordinated responses to critical incidents, natural disasters and events where multi-jurisdictional responses are required,” according to the company.
Alex Giuffrida, founding partner, CNC Technologies welcomed the opportunity to continue his company’s relationship with the Dallas Police Department. “With the use of CNC.Live, this mission suite makes it easy for Dallas PD to communicate with and work alongside other Texas agencies,” he said.
The company has also revealed the impending delivery of one Airbus H125 helicopter and one Cessna Grand Caravan to the Kansas Highway Patrol. The aircraft will be fitted with Wescam MX10 and MX15 imagers, Shotover ARS 750 moving map systems, MacroBlue displays and Troll Systems microwave downlink systems.
CNC will also provide service, support, training and access to CNC.Live. The company is working with Hangar One Avionics to install the CNC-designed mission suite.
After completing the deal, Kansas Highway Patrol requested a second Airbus H125 Helicopter, which is set to move to production in the coming year. Ron Magocsi, founding partner at CNC Technologies said: “We look forward to developing a long-term relationship with them and delivering additional aircraft in the future.”
In addition to designing, integrating and commissioning the aircraft, CNC will provide fixed microwave receive sites in both Kansas City and Wichita. The solutions will be used to support Highway Patrol operations in coordination with city, county and other state agencies by using CNC.Live to provide live, cloud-based downlink video for use by ground personnel.
CNC Technologies specialises in providing custom aerial surveillance, data transmission and counterterrorism solutions to the law enforcement, government and military markets.
Above: The Bell 407GX’s mission suite is fully interoperable with the agency’s existing fleet.
Top: CNC Technologies has delivered a completed Bell 407GX to Dallas Police Department.
Below: A rendering of the Airbus H125 helicopter to be delivered to Kansas Highway Patrol.