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Texas’ Gunboats Rescue Border Patrol

Yes that is correct, Texas had fast shallow draft boats with armor and full auto weapons first launched at the end of 2011, and began being placed on the border (Rio Grande) early in 2012. There are a total of 6 which work in conjunction with high tech helicopters. Each has 3 ea 300 HP outboard motors capable of 65 MPH and able to navigate in water as shallow as 12 inches.

http://www.texastribune.org/2013/07/12/dps-fires-rounds-launches-tear-gas-across-border/?utm_source=texastribune.org&utm_medium=alerts&utm_campaign=News%20Alert:%20Subscriptions

Texas has given them full authority to fire if fired upon regardless of what side of the border the shooters are on.

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