Donation of three Z Backscatter Van systems

On March 20, INL Mexico Director Steven Kraft and Almirante Jorge Víctor Vázquez Zarate presided over a ceremony to formally recognize the donation of  three Z Backscatter Van systems (ZBVs) valued at approximately USD 3.3 million to SEMAR through the Merida Initiative.  SEMAR will use the ZBVs to search passengers and cargo vehicles for weapons, contraband, drugs and other suspicious and illegal items in remote locations and on difficult terrain.

For more information about the Merida Initiative, visit our web page: http://mexico.usembassy.gov/eng/ataglance/merida-initiative.html