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 Savis completes selection of the main suppliers for Sisfron


São Paulo, June 21, 2013 – Savis Tecnologia e Sistemas S.A., the leading company of the Tepro Consortium, which was hired by the Brazilian Army to implement and integrate the Brazilian Integrated Border Monitoring System (Sistema Integrado de Monitoramento de Fronteiras – Sisfron), has concluded the selection of the main suppliers for all subsystems of the Pilot Project.

This initial phase of Sisfron is the largest system of its kind in the world and will include monitoring approximately 650 km along the borders of the States of Mato Grosso and Mato Grosso do Sul, under the responsibility of the Military Command West (Comando Militar do Oeste).

Among the hires are Advantech, Harpia Sistemas, RustCon, Decatron, MTel, Gigacom, BrasilSat, Digitel, Agrale, and Volkswagen do Brasil, joining the previously contracted Harris, Medav, AEL International, Stemac, CM Comandos, Enecol, Casa da Floresta, and RFCom.

“The supplier selection process has always given priority to the competitiveness of technological solutions designed to meet the needs of our client and, thus, to promote the Nation’s industry, involving the top companies in the defense sector,” said Marcus Tollendal, President of Savis.

About Savis Tecnologia e Sistemas

Savis Tecnologia e Sistemas S.A. is a fully owned subsidiary of Embraer Defesa & Segurança, dedicated to integrating and managing systems for border monitoring and control and for protecting strategic structures and natural resources, in strict adherence to the guidelines of the Brazilian National Defense Strategy. Its objective is to meet the Nation’s defense and security needs by stimulating technological development, including future exports and business partnerships, thus strengthening the country’s industry and balance of trade.

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