Accipiter Radar, a North American industry leader in the development and deployment of situational awareness solutions for use in homeland security and safety applications, has been awarded a contract to upgrade the radar system associated with Custom and Border Protection’s (CBP’s) MDP System on Gull Island near Detroit, Michigan. Accipiter’s innovative radar technologies were competitively selected for this important Tech Refresh along the US/Canada Border.
Jeff Ogden, CAPT, USCG (Ret.), Accipiter’s VP of Homeland Security and Safety Programs explains, “We are delighted to once again be working closely with the United States Border Patrol on critical surveillance of our waterways, helping to ensure the security of the public on both sides of the International Border.”
Accipiter works with various US and Canadian authorities on safety and security on an on-going basis. “We understand the complexities of surveillance, particularly over vast maritime areas like the Great Lakes” adds Tim J. Nohara, Accipiter’s President and CEO, “We continuously innovate our products and services to respond to the changing demands placed on our security and safety practitioners who work to keep us safe. Helping these men and women who protect us to succeed is at the core of everything we do at Accipiter.”