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Brazilian Army moves to secure border regions with SISFRON surveillance network

6th April 2023 - 19:00 GMT | by Flavia Camargos Pereira in Kansas City


SISFRON has been improving the army’s sensing and decision-making capacities. (Photo: Brazilian Army)

The service has received various items of equipment in 2022 including ground vehicles, ships, optronics and communication systems.

The Brazilian Army has been making progress with its Integrated Border Monitoring System (SISFRON) effort and has received various types of equipment to improve its capabilities in border regions.

Released on 31 March, the army's 2022 Accountability Report noted that ground vehicles, ships, optronics, communication systems and other equipment were delivered under the programme last year.

With a total estimated cost of nearly R$12 billion ($2.38 billion), SISFRON is a long-term strategic effort and is currently in its second phase.

It ‘is intended to support operations, sensing and decision-making in order to allow effective deployment in the frontier zones of

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Flavia Camargos Pereira


Flavia Camargos Pereira

Flavia Camargos Pereira is a North America editor at Shephard Media. She joined the company …

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