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Homeland Security use unmmaned aircrafts -drones- to protect U.S.-Mexico Border

Predator -drone- will be protecting U.S.-Mexico Border from any illegal activities.

The use of unmmaned aircraft -drones- and smaller aerial devices (as used in Afganistán) could be the future for the protection of any american country´s territorial waters and borders, without bigger expenses in border personnel.

Tomorrow the Department of Homeland Security will be expanding their use of Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) along the Southwest border to provide support and reconnaissance to Border Patrol Agents with the arrival of a new Predator-B aircraft upping Customs and Border Protection’s fleet of drones to seven aircrafts. As violence flares in Mexico’s drug war, DHS recently highlighted their efforts to secure the border noting that DHS has deployed historic levels of personnel to the Southwest border and that they have increased southbound inspections of vehicles and railcars to intercept cash and weapons that flow south to the cartels.

A press release issued late on Monday by DHS noted, “Since [March 2009], the U.S. Department of Homeland Security has doubled the number of personnel assigned to border enforcement security task forces; tripled the number of Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers working along the U.S.-Mexico border; quadrupled deployments of border liaison officers; and begun screening 100 percent of southbound rail shipments for illegal weapons, drugs, and cash.”

The Obama administration has also recently authorized and provided funding for the…READ MORE HERE.