Darley Defense and US Customs and Border Protection agency have announced they have awarded a USD 1m contract to Citadel Defense to protect areas along the southern border in Texas, Arizona and California from drones posing a threat to national security, the company said.
Drones are being used by the cartel to transport illegal contraband and help migrants illegally cross the border. CBP will use Citadel´s proven counter drone technology to prevent these drones from compromising border security.
Citadel emphasized the importance of this significant deployment and how it improves the effectiveness of CBP patrols while simultaneously increasing the safety of patrolling agents.
Working alongside the Department of Defense, Department of Homeland Security and Federal Aviation Administration, Citadel´s technology was developed to minimize interference with communication signals and surrounding electronics.
Citadel Defense is a counter-drone (CUAS) technology company that builds industry-leading drone mitigation solutions for military, homeland security and commercial applications. Citadel technology is trusted by commercial, Government, and military users including, US Special Forces, Army, Navy, Air Force, Department of Homeland Security, Border Patrol, and Coast Guard.