Portable Situational Awareness System Empowers Tactical Response

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Real-time situational awareness and safety are paramount, you need CompassRespond®. If there is no or limited land mobile radio coverage or cellular service available, the solution is to bring your GPS tracking system with you. CompassRespond can be deployed with Motorola® APX in simplex “Talk Around” mode or with a Motorola PDR8000 portable repeater to provide enhanced conventional LMR coverage over an expanded area. CompassRespond with EsriArc GIS mapping is the ideal last-mile solution for “off the grid” tactical operations. Learn more about the CompassRespond hardware and software in the Data Sheet below.


CompassRepond Package

  • Delivered as a complete-ready to deploy package. CompassRespond ships in a hardened plastic case which includes: Ruggedized laptop computer with both standard and vehicle chargers. The case is customized to provide protection for a Motorola Solutions APX Series portable radio, charger, and programming cable.

CompasRespond Map Data

  • CompassRespond system comes pre-loaded with a base map
  • Additional base map data can be purchased upon request
  • Customers with appropriate Esri® GIS training can provide their own area of operation maps


  • One person deploys in minutes with a portable system
  • Supports location Tracking for Motorola® APX Series P25 Portable & MobileRadios
  • Real-time display of radio assets on your map
  • Supports Location Transmitted on Push to Talk (PTT)
  • Location transmitted with an alert to the map when Emergency Button is pushed on radio
  • Supervisors can poll radio location-on-demand
  • Supports on the fly Geofencing Alerts
  • Location can be provided based on pre-determined radio cadence or distanced traveled
  • Historical Replay feature provides support for after-action “incident analysis”
  • Empowered by ArcGIS map data
  • The customer has the capability to load their own Area of Operations (AO) mapping data
  • Ruggedize Mission-Ready Tactical Solution


  • Supervisors can coordinate all team members in real-time on the common operational picture
  • Monitor tactical response resources and quickly re-direct as on the ground conditions change
  • The portable system efficiently manages resources anywhere on-demand to protect the lives of the team and the public they serve


  • Special and Conventional Department of Defense Forces
  • Law Enforcement and Security Teams
  • Emergency Search and Rescue Teams
  • Wildland Fire Fighting Teams
  • Industrial and Site Security Teams
  • Hazmat Teams
  • Event Security
  • Disaster Response
  • Special & Tactical Operations