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LAAD 2013: Plasan Introduces the Spider-SC1 Surveillance Vehicle for Homeland Security and Border Protection

Monday, April 08, 2013 by Plasan

Plasan Security Systems, a global leader in the field of customised integrated solutions for tactical mobile platforms, will introduce its Spider-SC1 surveillance vehicle - a high-survivability modular suite, providing a comprehensive solution for homeland security needs, including border protection - at LAAD Defense & Security 2013 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on 9-12 April in hall 3, at booth S28.

"We are confident that this unique solution, along with our innovative command and control system, advanced mapping tools and simulation models, and our 360° solution for critical infrastructures protection, will ideally meet the needs of the Brazilian market."

Spider-SC1 is a manned, 4x4, armoured, high-maneuverability, all-terrain vehicle, with integrated state-of-the-art technologies - including a surveillance system for long-range day and night tracking, video analytics, a tactical observation balloon, and a cutting-edge two-way communications system. It is a unique, high-survivability, superior-performance solution that allows the effective handling of today's homeland security needs, including protecting borders; preventing the smuggling of drugs, weapons and persons; and dealing with terror threats in peripheral areas. This one-of-a-kind vehicle allows surveillance, and the securing of especially large geographical areas, in a fully autonomous manner, independent of additional systems.

Plasan is also proud to announce that it is presently expanding its offerings to include a 360° tailored solution for the protection of critical infrastructures, developed to effectively deal with a broad range of terror threats, natural disasters and safety hazards. This all-inclusive solution combines advanced physical, electronic and logical security means and measures, to prevent incidents from occurring or mitigate their consequences, including loss of life, disruption of operations, economic losses, and environmental harm. It was designed to improve resilience, allow uninterrupted operation, and reduce liability.

Plasan places its extensive know-how - gathered during numerous years of experience in providing fully tailored, cost-effective protective solutions - at the service of managers and operators of critical infrastructures. The expertise of the company's highly skilled R&D team - in ballistics, in the analysis of a broad range of threats, in advanced materials, and in the simulation of disaster scenarios - as well as its hands-on military experience, allows it to conceptualise, develop and engineer solutions ideally suited to deal with today's diverse threats.

Assaf Baruch, head of Plasan's Security Division in Brazil, stated: "Plasan is proud to introduce its pioneering Spider-SC1 surveillance vehicle at LAAD 2013. We are confident that this unique solution, along with our innovative command and control system, advanced mapping tools and simulation models, and our 360° solution for critical infrastructures protection, will ideally meet the needs of the Brazilian market. We are currently developing a mobile frontline command and control project for homeland security applications at the request of the Brazilian government, and with our new products and services, look forward to expanding our activities in this market."