El Salvador Joins SOUTHCOM Radar System to Combat Drug Trafficking

The United States and El Salvador agreed to improve the exchange of information that facilitates aerial counter-narcotics operations by integrating El Salvador’s air traffic control radars into SOUTHCOM’s Cooperative Situational Information Integration System. The integration became official on December 15th with the signing of an agreement between Colonel Robert A. Wagner (left), Commander of the OSC at the U.S. Embassy in El Salvador, and El Salvador’s CEPA President Nelson Vanegas.[Photo: Gloria Cañas](Q24N) To improve the exchange of information that facilitates aerial counter-narcotics operations, El Salvador integrated its air traffic control radars into the U.S. Southern Command’s (SOUTHCOM) Cooperative Situational Information Integration System (CSII).
The integration became official with the signing of an agreement between El Salvador’s Autonomous Executive Port Commission (CEPA) and the United States through

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