Honduras is combating its drug trade through the use of Israeli radar, Israel Defense reported on Wednesday.
According to a report by Israel Defense — based on the Latin American website infodensa— the Honduran Air Force purchased the radar systems, produced by the Israel Aerospace Industries’ Elta factory, to intercept planes transporting narcotics from South America to Honduras in Central America. The approximately $30 million sale was made in 2014, and installation was done over the course of the last year.
Honduran Army Chief of Staff Francisco Alvarez Urbina Isaiah told infodensa that the radar is now in the implementation stage. Drug smugglers, he said, will “now have to look for new routes because Israeli experts have installed a powerful radar system in several strategic points of the country.”
By: The Algemeiner
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