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First Responder Equipment

Firefighters, police officers and emergency medical responders accept a high level of personal risk in order to protect public safety. NIST's National Security Program supports research to improve ambulance safety standards, protective gear and communications systems. See for more resources.

Browse these links to learn more about our research projects.

Response Robots

Communications Systems Research

Protective Gear Research

Created January 17, 2014, Updated April 5, 2022