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FOSA letter to Biden Administration on Border Security May 5 2021
Topic: Public Policy Files
Owner: FOSA Staff
Date: 2021-05-05

Dear Madam Vice President: Congratulations on your election as the 49th Vice President of the United States. On behalf of the Fiber Optic Sensing Association (FOSA), we wish you and President Biden the very best as you lead our country during a time of great challenge, but one that holds much promise and opportunity.....

FOSA respectfully requests the opportunity to provide a briefing on this efficient and effective technology to you and your appropriate staff members. Our leaders will present demonstrations of DFOS technology currently being used to monitor international borders (see diagram below). Please contact FOSA Executive Director Mark Uncapher at 240-685-1853 or should you have any questions or require additional information.

Please see attached for entire letter.

Download File   FOSA Ltr to Biden Administration re Border Security May 2021_.pdf