Explosive Detection

Explosive Detection

ieds

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Landmines have increasingly been replaced in modern warfare with improvised explosive devices, usually known as IEDs. The mechanism of injury is the same for...

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Robotic vehicles for security purposes adapted from civilian-use models are not rare. Now, Digital Concepts Engineering is launching the X-2 Unmanned Ground Vehicle fitted...
explosive detection

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A new portable explosive detection technology has been recently revealed. The SEEKERe EDK (Explosive Detection Kit) is an explosive trace detector that’s capable of...
bomb-making components

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Scientists are developing new methods to reveal traces of drugs and bomb-making components. A rather new approach named spectroscopy and in particular, infrared absorption spectroscopy,...
ISIS

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A new use for a bomb-detecting technology: identifying the dangerous opioid fentanyl from a distance using a laser beam to protect soldiers and law...
identifying terrorists in crowds

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Detecting and identifying suspects in crowds has become increasingly important in the fight against terrorist threats. The UK government has decided to advance the...
חומר נפץ

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US airports security authorities would be able to add another detection system to their arsenal. A new explosives trace detection system has passed certification...
unmanned mine-hunting

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Northrop Grumman has successfully demonstrated unmanned mine-hunting capabilities using the high-speed AQS-24B sensor during recent trials in Belgium. This effort, coming after a successful...
mine detection

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During a recent technology demonstration, a new way to detect buried and submerged mines was unveiled. Dr. Rosemarie Oelrich, a scientist at Naval Surface...
Department of homeland security

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Canine’s’ sense of smell is more than a million times stronger than a human’s, making them excellent partners for explosive locating. Many detection canine...
unmanned vehicle

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A multipurpose unmanned vehicle can serve as a transportation platform carrying a squad's gear, a remote weapon station equipped with small or large caliber...
x-ray

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Airports, central railway stations, and other large perimeters are well equipped with X-Ray screening systems for the detection of explosives or suspicious objects. But...

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One of the advancing and intriguing fields within the robotics realm today is the unmanned systems that support the combatant at the battlefield, that...
UGV

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A new multi-purpose UGV which was recently exposed offers applications for the military, law enforcement, and commercial fields. Unmanned systems technology innovator Milrem unveiled its...
munitions

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Before 1970, the widely accepted solution for disposal of old munitions, typically called unexploded ordnance (UXO), was to dump them into rivers, lakes and...
Indian-made equipment

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A variety of Indian-made equipment has been handed over to key Indian security agencies. The Indian Defense Minister, Arun Jaitley, handed over E-Nasika, an...
robot

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The U.S. Army launches several competitions to define its future robot unmanned ground systems fleet, in a move that may transform the ground robotics...
remote landmine detection

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  Scientists from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem have developed a new system that uses a combination of lasers and glowing bacteria for unexploded ordnance...
explosives detection

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The US Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) will provide independent testing, evaluation, and certification of explosives detection equipment for...
terrorist attacks

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An increase in security checks for flights from some Middle East airports was announced by Australia, though the country stopped short of implementing the...
Autonomous Surface Mine Countermeasure

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A comprehensive evaluation of a new autonomous surface mine countermeasure (SMCM) unmanned undersea vehicle (UUV) was successfully completed. The vehicle, Knifefish, was designed by...
electronic devices

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The US has been increasing the security arrangements regarding incoming flights - mainly from Muslim Middle Eastern states. Passengers arriving on direct flights from...

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