Alternate Title: Coalition Warrior Interoperability Demonstration Brings Technology, Military Together for Homeland Defense [podcast[
In this podcast, a Navy Petty Officer First Class from the USNORTHCOM Public Affairs Office discusses the Coalition Warrior Interoperability Demonstration (CWID), which "allows military, state, and local operators, along with international partners, to test new technologies designed to solve the communications and coordination difficulties between multiple federal, state, local and military responders." Various participants discuss the different elements of CWID, as well as the importance of interoperability with different agencies. The podcast runs 4 minutes, 18 seconds long. Quicktime, ITunes, or Windows Media Player is required to play the file, which will begin playing immediately upon clicking the link.
United States Northern Command Podcasts: http://www.northcom.mil/Podcast/mp3_files/Casts_07.html