border surveillance

April 11, 2017
The Remote Video Surveillance System upgrade has achieved full operational capability.

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has determined the Remote Video Surveillance System (RVSS) upgrade has achieved a full operating capability. The RVSS capability is currently operational in Nogales, Douglas, Naco, Yuma and Ajo, Arizona, with relocatable deployments planned this year in McAllen and Laredo, Texas.

Located on elevated towers and structures, the RVSS advanced electro-optical and infrared sensors provide persistent ground surveillance to border patrol agents. It uses a video management system with real-time analytics to effectively detect, track, identify, classify and respond to missions along U.S. borders.

July 3, 2013
George I. Seffers

DRS Radar Systems, Horsham, Pa., was awarded a firm-fixed-price, multi-year, foreign military sales contract with a maximum value of $8,105,505 for the procurement of a border surveillance system.  This Foreign Military Sales contract is in support of Egypt. The Army Contracting Command, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., is the contracting activity. 

December 27, 2010
By George Seffers

DRS C3 & Aviation Company, Horsham, Pennsylvania, was recently awarded a $46 million contract to provide for hardware, services and vehicles for Egypt's border guard surveillance program. The U.S. Army Communications and Electronics Command, Contracting Center, Fort Monmouth, New Jersey, is the contracting activity.