TEL AVIV, Israel, Nov. 5 (UPI) -- A command-and-control system for homeland security forces is being unveiled to the public this month by Ness Technologies and Systems Group of Israel.
The system, called Kingdom, is operational use in the country and will be put under the spotlight at the HLS 2012 international conference on homeland security in Tel Aviv, Israel, beginning Nov. 11.
Kingdom is designed for homeland tactical forces, including chemical weapon detection and identification teams, search-and-rescue teams and security and medical teams, Ness Technologies said. The system features mobile computers special touch screens, digital maps and GPS devices to enhance the allocation of resources and dissemination of field reports.
"The home front is under threat every day, not just during emergencies -- by terrorists, natural disasters and enemy forces in military situations," said Michael Zinderman, president of Ness Technologies and Systems Group. "Especially in times of emergency, when every second is critical, Kingdom empowers users to make the best decisions and enables the homeland security forces to best manage the situation."