Company Elta North America, a member of the Israeli state defense concern «Aviation industry» (IAI, TAA) was one of four companies that won the tender administration of customs of the United States for the construction of the barrier on the border of Mexico and the United States.
In total, the tender was attended by about 200 companies. Tender winners will receive up to US $ 500,000 on creating a prototype that meets the requirements of customs control.
The total project cost for the construction of a fence that should stop the process of illegal migration from Mexico to the United States, is estimated at 15-25 billion dollars. Of these, 3 billion dollars appropriated by Congress in budget 2018.
The project envisages not only the construction of physical barriers, but and its equipment electronic surveillance equipment, including radars, capable of tracking the movement of people and transport.