Post Tagged with: "Border Security"
Raytheon was awarded a Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) border security contract valued at $35.9 million. Under the nearly three-year base contract, Raytheon will design, develop and implement an integrated surveillance system along parts of the Jordanian border. Also, the contract requires Raytheon to provide training, maintenance and repair, as well as equipment. “Raytheon’s global [...]
The Brazilian Army has signed a contract for the implementation of Phase I of the Sisfron program with Tepro consortium, made up by the companies Savis Tecnologia e Sistemas S/A and OrbiSat Indústria e Aerolevantamento S/A, both controlled by Embraer Defesa e Segurança. Sisfron (Sistema Integrado de Monitoramento de Fronteiras) is the Integrated Border Monitoring [...]
With funding from the Department of Homeland Security’s Customs and Border Protection (CBP), researchers at Sandia National Laboratories have developed a high-fidelity simulation and analysis program that aids policy and decision-makers tasked with making key procurements and funding choices. The Borders High Level Model (HLM) uses a serious gaming platform known as Ground Truth, a [...]
Tucson AZ: A unique underground surveillance system tested by UA researchers could be used to watch the entire US-Mexico border continuously. The border-monitoring system, known as Helios, consists of laser pulses transmitted through fiber-optic cables buried in the ground that respond to movements on the surface above. A detector at one or both ends of [...]
SAN DIEGO: The presence of National Guard troops along the Southwest border has provided U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents with an additional resource to counter drug smuggling, human trafficking and other threats along the border, senior Guard officials said this week. “With every place we’ve visited, our colleagues at Customs and Border Patrol couldn’t [...]