Ponto Beach

Radar removed from Ponto Beach

Radar removed from Ponto Beach

CARLSBAD — The TERMA radar that was being tested for coastline surveillance capabilities by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has been removed from Ponto Beach.

Surveillance radar on Ponto Beach remains operational

Surveillance radar on Ponto Beach remains operational

CARLSBAD — The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Air and Marine Operations Center (AMOC) has continued the operation of a surveillance radar on Ponto Beach indefinitely.

Surveillance radar installed on Ponto Beach to thwart maritime smuggling

Surveillance radar installed on Ponto Beach to thwart maritime smuggling

CARLSBAD — The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Air and Marine Operations Center (AMOC) installed surveillance radar on Carlsbad’s Ponto Beach late last month as part of a new system designed to thwart rising maritime smuggling.