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Brazil-Paraguay border surveillance program nears completion

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Data transmission at the Brazilian border. Photo: Embraer

In approximately six months, a stretch of 650 kilometers of the Brazil-Paraguay border is set to have a sophisticated surveillance system. This is the Brazilian Army’s expected completion date for the first phase of the Integrated Border Monitoring System (Sisfron) to be 100 percent operational.

As one of the leading Armed Forces programs currently underway, Sisfron will use an integrated network of cameras, sensors, and communication systems to provide real-time detection and reporting of physical movement on Brazil’s land border.

The goal of the system, regarded by specialists as an important incentive to domestic industry, is to allow federal and...

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