Stoke Park Estate’s recorded history datesover 1,000 years to before the 1086 Domesday Book with its ownership in a direct line of descent for 515 years from 1066 until 1581. But it wasn’t until 1775 that the parkland began to take on its present form when John Penn, a soldier, scholar and poet whose family were the founders of Pennsylvania, inherited Stoke Park with its Manor House.
Penn commissioned James Wyatt, the architect to King George III, to design the Palladian Mansion and monuments in the grounds which were completed in 1795. It is reputed that the project was largely funded by the £130,000 the new United States Covernment paid for his family’s 26 million acre (110,000 km2) plot in Pennsylyania in 1775. Continue reading
Terrorism, Contamination, Disruption to infrastructure and services, Malicious damage, Active protest, Civil unrest, Border breaches, Invasion of privacy, Piracy, High stakes theft, Data Theft, Kidnapping, Personal assault…..the range of threats being managed by public and private security services, corporations and individuals changes and evolves with social, political and economic dynamics.
And while surveillance technology, physical protection and increased intelligence gathering has made a major contribution in identifying and managing threats, the central element in all robust to security strategies is efficient and effective instant communication by voice or data across a wide variety of difficult environments; linking control centres with field operatives whether on foot or in vehicles.
To be held at Olympia London on 25 – 26 April 2012, Counter Terror Expo is a globally renowned and highly specialised event for those tasked with the demanding and complex role of delivering a robust defence against threats posed from acts of terrorism.
Kenwood will be presenting its NEXEDGE® advanced digital two way radio systems and trunked digital networks to experts from government, armed forces, security services and law enforcement agencies on Stand D70 at Counter Terror Expo 2012.
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