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Texas Defense Contractor Wants to Expand Border Towers

Posted/updated on: February 11, 2019 at 6:28 am
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FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A Fort Worth defense contractor that monitors part of the U.S.-Mexico border with high-tech surveillance towers is looking to expand the technology in more states along the southern border. The Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports that Elbit Systems of America has operated dozens of towers along the border in Arizona since 2015 under a $145 million contract with U.S. Customs and Border Protection. The Texas company is a U.S. subsidiary of Israeli defense contractor Elbit Systems.


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