In Van, which has the longest border with Iran, the security forces, which keep the security measures at the highest level, keep the border line under control with their patrol activities with armored vehicles.
Using all the means of technology with motion-sensitive sensors, thermal cameras, night vision binoculars and unmanned aerial vehicles, the security forces prevent any illegal activities they detect with immediate intervention.
Wall works have been completed in 64 kilometers of the 164 kilometer section of the 295 kilometer border line, which is constantly under surveillance with unmanned aerial vehicles and optical towers. During the works carried out by 7 contractor companies, a trench was dug at 283 kilometers.
51 of the 103 electro-optical towers on the border, including communication and surveillance, have been completed, and electricity transmission line installation works continue for 52 of them. With the completion of the construction of 72 lego and 45 monoblock towers in a short time, it is planned to keep the border line under control, out of a total of 220 towers.
Two and three rows of razor wire were drawn on the 55-kilometer section of the 64-kilometer firewall, whose construction was completed.
Menderes Cengiz, the chief of the construction site, said that the works were accelerated before the winter.
Explaining that they are working on the border from Ağrı to Hakkari, Cengiz said:
“Work continues rapidly for the security of the border. On the one hand, ditches are dug, on the other hand, walls are built, roads and towers are built, wire mesh is drawn. Works are carried out with hundreds of personnel and construction equipment.”
Source: TRT Haber