Southwest Microwave is a globally trusted integrated perimeter security solutions provider, offering a range of intrusion detection technologies that mitigate risk to critical infrastructure and high value assets. Our sensors undergo rigorous testing, are certified by government labs and regulatory agencies, and meet ISO 9001:2015 quality management standards.


Our industry-leading outdoor perimeter security systems for the protection of critical infrastructure, high value assets and human life. These technologies fortify many of the world’s highest security sites and perform reliably in harsh environments.
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Fence Detection Systems

High-security smart sensors that reliably pinpoint cut or climb attempts to within 1 meter while ignoring harmless disturbances.

Microwave Sensors

Flexible, reliable microwave links and transceivers for the protection of open areas, gates or entryways and rooftop or wall applications.

Buried Cable Detection Systems

Terrain-following volumetric sensors that locate intruders to within 3 meters for covert protection applications.

Infrared and Dual Tech Sensors

High-performance stand-alone active / passive infrared and motion sensors designed for outdoor intrusion detection.

Alarm Monitoring & Control Systems

Advanced security management systems that monitor, display and control a facility’s complete perimeter security program.


Southwest Microwave offers a complete range of accessories to support our perimeter security systems.


Our team has extensive experience navigating the unique regulatory and design considerations within the sectors we serve to deliver customized, high-performance solutions to address your complex site protection challenges.

Military/GovernmentTransportationNuclearAirportsUtilities |
IndustrialCorrectionsCultural/Heritage | VIP/Residential



Perimeter Detection Leaders Since 1971

In 1971, Southwest Microwave introduced the world’s first commercial bistatic microwave sensor. Today, our extensive range of field-proven sensor technologies offer unparalleled protection against unauthorized site access and are internationally recognized for providing precise, immediate detection of perimeter disturbances that successfully mitigate risk to critical infrastructure and high value assets.
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Our Commitment to Quality

Our goal of 100% equipment reliability is backed by a world-class manufacturing infrastructure. Southwest Microwave perimeter security products undergo rigorous testing, are certified by regulatory agencies worldwide, and are manufactured to meet ISO 9001:2015 quality management standards. We have extensive performance testing initiatives at hot- and cold-weather sensor test ranges in Arizona, USA and Worcestershire, UK.

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Our Mission

To provide industry-leading system design resources, unparalleled technology options with flexible networking capabilities and best-in-class customer support tools to ensure reliable, long-term solutions for the perimeter protection challenges of our global client base.


Our Customer Commitment

Product excellence reflects only one component of the Southwest Microwave customer commitment. Our pledge to provide world-class customer care is backed by extensive technical service capabilities, including system design and commissioning services, comprehensive training programs and responsive technical support. By delivering proven technologies and broad-reaching value-added services, Southwest Microwave offers a solid foundation for long-term integrated perimeter security solutions.



System Planning

Experienced project managers will assess your project and site parameters to customize a system that addresses budgetary and security goals. We can provide turnkey protection solutions or design a system to interface seamlessly with your existing security package.

Installation and Commissioning Services

Our global network of factory-certified systems integrators can handle your complete installation requirements. Once installed, we offer factory commissioning of your detection system by highly qualified Southwest Microwave field service personnel to ensure peak performance.

Industry-leading Warranty Program

We are serious about sensor performance. To reinforce the reliability of our systems and further broaden their value-to-investment ratio, Southwest Microwave offers five-year warranty protection on our complete range of perimeter security products.

Training and System Support

Extensive product training backs every system we deliver—ensuring that your equipment is installed and maintained according to factory specifications. Should you require post-sales technical support, our experienced service engineers are on-call to assist you for the life of your system.