CBP Issues RFI For New Sensor Towers On Southwest Border

Biesecker, Calvin
January 2011
Defense Daily;1/20/2011, Vol. 249 Issue 12, p1
Market Research Report
The article offers information on the new sensor-based Integrated Fixed Towers (IFT) that would be deployed by Customs and Border Protection (CBP) on the southwest border of the U.S. It is stated that the IFT procurement was made after the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's decision to end the SBInet, which is a virtual fence component of the Secure Border Initiative. It is informed that the funding for the new technology would be from the 185 million dollar budget request for 2011.


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