Authorized Equipment List

The Authorized Equipment List (AEL) is a tool for emergency managers, first responders and homeland security professionals. It contains approved equipment types allowed under FEMA’s preparedness grant programs.

How to Use the List

You have two options to find the equipment you need:


Click to open accordions and drill down to the specific equipment.

Browse the List

Advanced Search

Enter keywords, filter by category, or sort.

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What's Included

The Authorized Equipment List consists of 21 equipment categories, further divided into sub-categories and individual equipment items. Note that this list only includes equipment types, not commercially available products.

Browse the Authorized Equipment List

Expand the tree below to select the Authorized Equipment List item of your choosing.