The Ministry of National Security held a contract signing on 29 November, 2021, at the Orville A. Turnquest Building. The contract is between the Ministry of National Security and Innovirta Consulting Group.
The purpose of this contract is for the design, development, and implementation of a data transport network to allow for the operation of Unmanned Aerial Submersible Vehicles (UASVs) andintegration with the Royal Bahamas Police Force’s Astro Digital Trunking System with two-way satellite communication capabilities throughout The Bahamas.
Signing the contract on behalf of The Bahamas Government was Mrs. Cecilia Strachan, Acting Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of National Security, and on behalf of Innovirta, the Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Glenroy Pratt.
Other attendees were as follows: the Minister of National Security, the Honourable Wayne Munroe, Q.C., Deputy Permanent Secretary, Mrs. Lisa Hall; Deputy Permanent Secretary (Acting), Mr. Delgardo Forbes; and Chairman and Deputy Chairman of the Ministry’s Technical
Committee, Assistant Commissioner of Police, Mr. Zhivargo Dames and Acting Commissioner of Corrections, Mr. Doan Cleare.
At the end of the signing, Minister Munroe stated that he looked forward to the implementation of this new data transport system and the inherent benefits to law enforcement agencies nationwide.
Source: Ministry of National Security