Boeing Statement on Competitive Solicitation for Integrated Fixed Tower Systems

ARLINGTON, Va., April 17, 2012 -- The Boeing Company today issued the following statement regarding the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) intention to procure fully integrated, nondevelopmental Integrated Fixed Tower systems:

"Boeing is committed to the mission of the Department of Homeland Security, having supported DHS's efforts to safeguard the United States at and beyond its borders for the past 10 years.

"Boeing is the only provider to offer proven systems that have been tailored for the U.S. Border Patrol mission based on more than two years of operational performance at the southern and northern borders. Coupled with our unique expertise and understanding of border environments, we are confident we can deliver the best-value solution that will continue to provide enhanced situational awareness and safety for Border Patrol agents."

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