U.S. DHS moves forward with $1.1 billion border control programme

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is moving ahead with its Integrated Fixed Tower (IFT) programme after confirming to Defense News that a number of contractors have been downselected for the $1.1 billion contract. General Dynamics, Raytheon, Lockheed Martin, and Elbit Systems have been picked by the government to demonstrate their solutions, according to sources with knowledge of the project. According to U.S. Custom and Border Patrol (CBP), the IFT system is designed to assist CBP...
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