The External Border Control and Surveillance System of our country was assigned to Space Hellas
Following an open electronic tender, Space Hellas undertook the project “Development of information and telecommunication systems to strengthen the national capacity for external border control and surveillance" of the Ministry of Civil Protection.
The total value of the contract is € 29.313.169,72 including estimated deductions, expenses and VAT.
This is a very important project that aims to strengthen the national capacity of control and surveillance of external borders and consequently the security of our country. It concerns the supply of equipment, accompanied by the necessary software, which will allow all the required work to be performed by the Police Services in the framework of the application of (EU) 2017/2226 Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the “SEE” (Communication Control Council), ensuring at the same time the uninterrupted and smooth function of the national “SEE” (linking police services with the national interface).
Specifically, the project concerns the implementation and application of the national “SEE”, requires new procedures to be carried out during the passport control by the competent police personnel in the Passport Control Services (PCS) of the country, as well as the supply and installation of new equipment in all BCP (Border Crossing Points), (land, air and sea)
In addition, it contains the necessary equipment to allow access to the “SEE”, to police services responsible for granting extension of short-stay time, to control the legal or illegal residence of foreign nationals of third countries, as well as police services responsible for the prevention, detection and investigation of terrorist offences or other serious criminal offences.
In more detail, the project includes state-of-the-art equipment for Data Center and backup (DRS) configuration, central IT equipment (Servers, Switches, Routers, Firewalls), Storage, fixed and portable PC’s peripheral equipment, Database imaging software, fixed and mobile biometric data acquisition systems, Self Service Systems, smart gates (e-Gates) and Automated Border Control Systems (ABCS).
Counting over 35 years of presence in the ICT field and having successfully completed major reference projects in our country, Space Hellas is ready to meet the complexity and requirements of this very critical project by providing the most robust technological solutions in order to fulfil it with absolute success.