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Design and testing of data fusion systems for the U.S. Customs Service drug interdiction program
Author(s): John R. Stoltz; Donald C. Cole
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Paper Abstract

The United States Customs Service (USCS) has the requirement to detect, track, and identify numerous marine, land and airborne targets suspected of entering the United States with illegal drugs. Additionally, the USCS monitors suspected smuggling targets and directs cooperating assets to interdict these targets before a cargo transfer is made. The USCS has established Command, Control, Communications and Intelligence (C3I) centers to coordinate the drug interdiction effort. The Customs National Aviation Center (CNAC) located in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma provides operational, logistical and administrative support. The East and West C3I centers located in Richmond Heights, Florida and Riverside, California perform the tactical operations.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 August 1991
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 1479, Surveillance Technologies, (1 August 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.44551
Show Author Affiliations
John R. Stoltz, Advanced Systems Concepts, Inc. (United States)
Donald C. Cole, Lockheed Aeronautical Systems Co. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1479:
Surveillance Technologies
Sankaran Gowrinathan; Raymond J. Mataloni; Stanley J. Schwartz, Editor(s)

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