The virtual border wall in the United States is a 1954 mile-long money pit.


Tony Sedgwick driving his red nissan pickup to the edge of the sonoran desert of Arizona vast farms, open a stall, along a dirt road south, until he got to the Mexican border. He climbed out of the truck and drove down the heaving line of the towering vertical steel beam, sloping down into the dry riverbed. In this case, the beam is located at the cross-shoulder high bar. The white-haired cowboy took off his hat, raised his herdsmen, and shears on an iron rod, under the next duck. “I mean, I’m a 66-year-old man, and I have no trouble crossing this fence,” he complained. “You can see it’s pointless.”
After a half-hour tour, Sedgwick found a white and green U.S. customs and border protection (CBP) truck rolling up and down in the dust. It slowed down, and Sedgwick suggested his hat and wave. The agent nods and drives. He explained that we might have tripped over one of the hundreds of sensors embedded in his pebbled pasture. Sedgwick points to another possibility at the top of the mountain about a mile away. “Did you see that little tower?” He asked. A long tartan building walks into the blue sky, with radar antennas and cameras fixed to the top.
This is the southwest boundary that exists today. It was an open wound to an important task force for President trump and his supporters, and one was freshly salted on March 23. The $1.3 trillion budget passed by congress does not include Mr. Trump’s $18 billion management of the concrete wall. Instead, it offered $696 million to replace the old fence and $641 million to build new buildings in areas where no solid concrete has been banned.
In response to the budget defeat, Mr Trump angrily announced that he would deploy the national guard to the police border. He then signed a presidential memorandum authorizing the deployment of as many as 4,000 soldiers. Strictly speaking, from a geographical point of view, it is clear why the dividing line between Mexico and the United States leads to a bit of madness for nativists. It into the gulf of Mexico from the Pacific Ocean occupies 1954 miles of desert, mountains, cities and valley, and has a lot of bars, wire, concrete block, sand, stone Macquarie place obelisk, rotten logs heap and large expanses of land. An army of about 20,000 border patrol troops walk and ride in all-terrain vehicles and trucks 365 days a year.

Not evenly distributed in the winding is the electronic peripheral monitoring tower, 12000 underground motion sensors, can be found by the cactus miles away jack rabbit jump, remote tower are installed on the remote radar and advanced radar can detect the footprint of the Predator drones B in the sand. Even before Mr Trump’s signature on the budget, the closest to him, including his chief of staff, John kerry, led him out of his “big and beautiful wall”. There is a bipartisan interest in more electronic surveillance. Democrats see technology as a minor evil, despite concerns about the civil liberties of its citizens. Many republicans in congress, especially from the border states, say that electronic surveillance is expected to improve security, at least in theory, and more cost effective. The new budget is a victory for techies, allocating about $400 million for border technology, including about $50 million in new towers and more ground sensors for $20 million. “Buy more monitoring equipment! It’s not an attractive rally, but it now looks like reality.
Contractors and consultants have been positioning themselves. PayPal Holdings Inc. ‘s billionaire Peter Thiel has raised money for a virtual wall startup created by Oculus VR founder Palmer Luckey. The company, known as Anduril Industries, after a powerful sword in The Lord of The Rings, said on its website that it was hiring engineers. Anduril has paid $80,000 to Heather Podesta and her lobbying firm, unant, to monitor border security funds. In the United States department of homeland security (DHS) in silicon valley in 2015, opened a small satellite office and ask for a recently Suggestions for micro facial recognition unmanned aerial vehicle (uav), the uav can be embedded in the border agent uniform sleeve of the touch screen, can also be used for energy acquisition of surveying and mapping technology and 3 d fabric. Military contractors designed for overseas conflicts are investigating how their products are deployed along the border. Used to defend Afghanistan base aerostats (a tether airship) have been observing distant part of the desert, and tested on the battlefield in Iraq “MARCbots” wheel is tearing the smuggler tunnels.


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