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Laser Sensor Can See Explosives’ Vapor Trails Even at Extremely Low Concentrations
Detecting explosives, whether they’re tucked into the roadside rubbish on a narrow street in Helmand Province or stashed in someone’s...
To Clear IEDs, a Secret High-Tech Beam Bypasses Triggers and Detonates Explosives Early
The U.S. military has been searching high and low for a technological answer to the relatively simple but extremely deadly...
“SCARE” Software Predicts Insurgent Weapons Cache Locations Based on IED Attacks
The program generates hypotheses from available intel to finger IED weapons caches within a half a mile of actual locations
Armored Airbags to Protect Vehicles from RPGs and Roadside Bombs
Airbags could prevent RPGs from exploding and neutralize the blast of improvised explosives
New Unmanned Chopper Sniffs Out Improvised Explosives While Looking Adorable
The Pentagon is testing an unmanned helicopter that can detect electromagnetic emissions from IEDs. Codename: HELIPANDA (we wish)