Tuesday, August 20, 2019

(JNS) Israeli defense electronics company Elbit Systems announced on Wednesday that its U.S. subsidiary has been awarded a $26 million contract by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection to install a multi-sensor system to monitor the U.S.-Mexico border.

According to a report in the Israeli financial daily Globes, Elbit will install an Integrated Fixed Towers (IFT) system in Arizona.

Elbit has been involved in a number of projects with U.S. Customs regarding border security.

The IFT system is a command and control center with sensors that monitors the U.S.-Mexico border and provides intelligence to agents patrolling on the ground.

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