UAV maker Aeronautics to supply Mexican police

Aeronautics will supply a surveillance system that can identify people from eight kilometers away and pinpoint their location on digital maps.

UAV maker Aeronautics Defense Systems Ltd. today announced that it will supply advanced surveillance and intelligence systems worth $22.5 million to Mexico's federal police force. According to Aeronautics, which is owned by Aharon and Avi Shaked, similar systems are already in operational use with Israel's police force and the IDF.

As part of the deal with the Mexican police, Aeronautics will provide day and night ground and airborne surveillance systems linked to computerized command and control systems. Aeronautics will supply a surveillance system that can, among other things, identify people from as far as eight kilometers away and precisely pinpoint their location on digital maps.

Based in Yavne, Aeronautics develops and manufactures protection systems for law enforcement agencies.

Published by Globes [online], Israel business news - - on February 15, 2009

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