EghtesadOnline: The commander of Iranian border police said new smart infrastructure is employed for maritime border protection, including advanced optical devices and drones.
Speaking to reporters in Iran’s southern port city of Bandar Abbas on Wednesday, Brigadier General Ahmadali Goudarzi said the country’s boundaries are under constant surveillance with new equipment, including advanced night vision and thermal imaging cameras, Tasnim News Agency reported.
He noted that border police forces in the coastal province of Hormozgan will receive small drones for border protection.
The commander also unveiled plans for close cooperation with the border guards of neighboring countries.
In October 2019, Iran’s Defense Ministry said it would supply police forces with advanced defense equipment.
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has called on police forces to constantly boost capabilities and match them with rapid advances in science and technology.
A division of Iran’s police is in charge of ensuring border security.