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Real-time satellite info to help border forces check intruders

web-post September 6, 2017

With tensions rising on India’s borders in recent years, first with Pakistan in 2016, following the attack on an Army camp in Uri, and now with China in Doklam, the government is mulling a dedicated satellite bandwidth for the Border Security Force (BSF), Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) and Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) for better border… Continue Reading »


Home Minister warns BSF on using social media

web-post June 9, 2017

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh has directed officers and jawans of central paramilitary forces not to share videos on social media. Speaking at a Border Security Force (BSF) investiture ceremony, Rajnath Singh asked security personnel to be aware of attempts by the “enemy” to spread false information on social networking applications like WhatsApp and Facebook…. Continue Reading »


Indian Police, BSF eye Russian security systems

web-post March 16, 2017

Representatives of the Indian Police, Border Security Force (BSF) and armed forces have expressed interest in purchasing the Russian Sova (owl) radar and Sokol (falcon) security systems The radar operates 24 hours a day at temperatures ranging from minus 30 to plus 50 degrees Celsius. The Sokol system automatically detects infiltrators in protected area, scans… Continue Reading »


BSF moving wire fence closer to IB in Gurdaspur

web-post August 5, 2016

The Border Security Force (BSF) in Gurdaspur is moving the barbed wire fencing with Pakistan closer to the International Border for better security management and “operational efficiency” in the area, BSF officials have said. In another key measure, BSF personnel, who are mandated with guarding the border, are now fanning out into the interiors of… Continue Reading »


BSF to get hi-tech equipment to enhance vigil along border

web-post July 1, 2015

The Border Security Force is going to procure hi-tech equipment to enhance supervision and reaction capability of its troops along the International boundary with Pakistan and Bangladesh, officials said. The Force (BSF) is in the process of procuring hi-tech equipment to enhance supervision and reaction capability of its troops,” a BSF spokesperson said after the… Continue Reading »


BSF plans laser walls to stop infiltration from Pakistan

web-post December 2, 2014

Laser walls may soon be used to stop infiltration from Pakistan. This is one solution BSF is exploring to implement more effective border checks. The laser wall will ensure that anyone approaching the border or breaking the beam in an unfenced zone sets off an alarm. Other than laser walls in unfenced areas, the force… Continue Reading »

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