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Australia boosts GPR signal processing

29th August 2017 - 11:30 GMT | by Gordon Arthur in Hong Kong

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Australia has been working with the US to trial vehicle-mounted ground-penetrating radar suitable for detecting improvised explosive devices (IED), according to a press release from the Defence Science and Technology (DST) Group, Australia’s military research organisation.

The combined teams utilised an Australian Husky Mk III vehicle and an American Polaris all-terrain vehicle fitted with ground-penetrating radar (GPR). 

An accompanying photo on the DST website showed the diminutive four-wheel Polaris featuring a rear-mounted hydraulically raised/lowered boom fitted with a radar.

Technicians performed six weeks of tests over different soil conditions around Australia. The terrain was seeded with materials representing IEDs, and

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Gordon Arthur was the Asia Pacific editor for Shephard Media. Born in Scotland and educated …

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