EU: Statewatch Analysis: Border guards, planes, “thermal vision vans” and heartbeat detectors – who is equipping Frontex?


"• Total number of national border guards available to Frontex increases by over 30% from 1,885 in 2013 to 2,484 in 2014
• Amount of technical equipment Member States make available - including boats, planes, "thermal vision vans", heartbeat detectors and dogs - also grows
• Frontex's "response capacity will be strengthened"¨ in 2014 through "further development" of European Border Guard Teams and the Technical Equipment Pool"


See: Border guards, planes, “thermal vision vans” and heartbeat detectors – who is equipping Frontex? (pdf) by Chris Jones

 

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