Boeing's [BA]: Flir Corp. [FLIR]: Griffon Corp. [GFF]: L-3 Communications' [LLL]: Boeing Ready for New Border Security Projects

August 2011
TR2: Terror Response Technology Report;8/3/2011, Vol. 7 Issue 16, p5
Trade Publication
The article reports that Boeing is preparing for a new competition to deploy fixed towers (FT) equipped with surveillance sensors in areas along the U.S.' border with Mexico. Boeing has made additional investments to prepare for a competition for integrated FT systems expected to begin later in 2011. The company has provided additional features that U.S. Border Patrol agents want for the system. It also wants to enter the Remote Video Surveillance Systems procurement along the southwest border.


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