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U.S. Uses Video Game Technology to Help Keep Borders Safe

After the Department of Homeland Security invested $1 billion on a virtual border fence that it does not plan to complete, the DHS unveiled plans to invest another $1.6 million into testing video game technology in an effort to improve decisions on where to spend border security funds. 

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During an execution of Borders HLM, Border Patrol agents on the move. 

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A zoomed out view of Borders HLM executing, showing an example architecture along the southwestern border. 

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An example of defensive border architecture; fence line, unattended ground sensors, and Border Patrol agents. 

U.S. Uses Video Game Technology to Help Keep Borders Safe

After the Department of Homeland Security invested $1 billion on a virtual border fence that it does not plan to complete, the DHS unveiled plans to invest another $1.6 million into testing video game technology in an effort to improve decisions on where to spend border security funds. 

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