Project profile — Building the Mexican National Guard’s Nuclear Security Capacity


United States Departmentof Energy
2019-12-12 - 2023-12-31
Global Affairs Canada
IFM International Security

Country / region 

• Mexico (100.00%)


• Conflict Prevention And Resolution, Peace And Security: Security system management and reform (15210) (100.00%)

Policy marker 

• Gender equality (not targeted)
• Environmental sustainability (cross-cutting) (not targeted)
• Participatory development and good governance (not targeted)
• Trade development (not targeted)
• Biodiversity (not targeted)
• Climate change mitigation (not targeted)
• Climate Change Adaptation (not targeted)
• Urban issues (not targeted)
• Desertification (not targeted)
• Children's issues (not targeted)
• Youth Issues (not targeted)
• Disaster Risk Reduction(DRR) (not targeted)
• Indigenous Issues (not targeted)
• Disability (not targeted)
• Nutrition (not targeted)
• ICT as a tool for development (not targeted)


This project aims to strengthen the Mexican National Guard’s capacities to detect and respond to security incidents, involving nuclear or radiological materials within the country. Project activities include: (1) providing eight mobile radiation detection vehicles to the National Guard for deployment throughout the country; and (2) delivering operational and maintenance training, as well as deployment strategies and best practices, to personnel of the National Guard.

Expected results 

The expected outcome for this project is the effective operation and maintenance of mobile radiation detection vehicles by personnel of Mexico's National Guard.

Results achieved 


Budget and spending 

Original budget $0
Planned disbursement $0
Country percentages by sector
Type of finance Aid grant excluding debt reorganisation
Collaboration type Bilateral
Type of aid Project-type interventions
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