Thursday, February 2nd | 11 Shevat 5783

August 3, 2012 12:19 pm

Israeli Radar Technology to be Used at U.S.-Mexico Border

× [contact-form-7 404 "Not Found"]

avatar by

A U.S.-Mexico border checkpoint. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

An Israeli company, Elta, will install a radar system to monitor the U.S.-Mexico border for illegal immigration and drug smuggling.

Elta’s technology can identify potential human infiltrators from as far as 13 miles away and vehicles from 26 miles out. The U.S.-Israel agreement opens up a potential market “worth hundreds of millions of dollars” to Elta, according to

India has expressed interest in similarly using Israeli border-protection technology.

Share this Story: Share On Facebook Share On Twitter

Let your voice be heard!

Join the Algemeiner

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.