Today, October 13, 2022, the Ministry of the Interior and Overseas Territories has chosen this consortium as the integrator for lot 2 of the Future Radio Network (RRF).
The countdown has begun: a first version of this mission-critical, secure and resilient high-speed network, designed specifically for emergency and internal security forces, should be operational in a year and a half. " [The first version] will be applied for the hosting of the Olympic Games in Paris “, in 2024, assured the Minister of the Interior Gérald Darmanin during a press conference.
Estimated at 750 million euros, the RRF will operate thanks to the infrastructures of the mobile network operators Orange and Bouygues Telecom 4G and 5G. The RRF will allow the 400 users of the National Gendarmerie, the National Police, the Fire Brigade and other Civil Security personnel to communicate instantly with each other by benefiting from numerous functionalities: Push-To-Talk voice radio communications, sharing real-time documents, geolocation, use of business applications, etc.
Guillaume Faury, President of Airbus: “The Airbus group is proud of the renewed confidence of the Ministry of the Interior. The Group will thus continue to put its power of innovation and its skills at the service of the Ministry of the Interior in order to offer a unique solution to France and meet the needs of the security forces. française, both short-term and long-term. We will thus be mobilized alongside users to deploy our know-how and support them in the gradual deployment of these new technologies in the coming years. »
Aiman Ezzat, Chief Executive Officer of Capgemini Group: “We are proud to become the government's trusted partner français for this major project. RRF will be an essential point of passage for the operational efficiency of security forces and future uses of digital technology. It is an element of national sovereignty and the starting point of a European sector of excellence. Capgemini is a key player for a critical project of this size and complexity, given its experience, industrial capacity and unique expertise in the field of secure networks, telecoms and 5G. »
Thus, equipped with a terminal suitable for field use and operating on a secure and more efficient next-generation network, security and emergency actors will be better equipped to ensure the continuity of communications and carry out their critical missions both on a daily basis and in the event of a crisis or major event.