As part of the National Security Plan for the Buenos Aires Conglomerate, new equipment was delivered to the federal security forces and the admission of a thousand gendarmes was announced to increase the number of operational personnel. According to the Argentine President Alberto Fernndez, who chaired the handover ceremony at the Gendarmera headquarters in Campo de Mayo, 4,000 soldiers have been deployed so far. We will now add 1,000 more troops and we will add more resources. These 5,000 troops will stay in the greater Buenos Aires area for as long as necessary until we fix the disruption caused by the crime.
Referring to the decree promoting extraordinary measures to stop the increase in infections from Covid-19, the first president called on the members of the four national security forces to make the greatest possible effort to work with local and provincial forces, to ensure this The traffic on the roads is decreasing.
Accompanied by Minister Sabina Frederic, Fernndez delivered 150 new vehicles that were purchased with an investment of more than 582.8 million pesos to strengthen the operational and logistical capacities of the four federal forces across the country. Of these, 55 units will be destined for the Buenos Aires Metropolitan Area (AMBA) through an investment of more than 217 million pesos. These are 4×4 and 4×2 patrol cars, express vans, patrol cars and minibuses.
In addition, 15 X-ray scanners for the control of people and for the inspection of objects, luggage, freight, packages or goods with an investment of more than 87.6 million pesos were acquired as part of the security portfolio. Eight of these devices, which were invested 47 million pesos, went to AMBA: three to the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires and five to the province to meet the requirements of Ezeiza International Airport. (Luis Pieiro)
Photos: New equipment for the Argentine Federal Armed Forces.
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