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SOCOM searches for hidden chambers

19th October 2017 - 13:00 GMT | by Andrew White in London

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The US Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) is to conduct a feasibility study to identify a handheld hidden chamber detection technology to support sensitive site exploitation (SSE) missions.

 The requirement satisfies existing demand from special operations forces seeking an ability to forensically search buildings and compounds for caches containing intelligence, weapons and even personnel.

Part of the Pentagon’s Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Program, the requirement is seeking a ‘tactical capability to quickly detect, locate and discriminate hidden chambers to support Identity Intelligence Operations (I2O)’, official documents describe.

Defence sources explained to Shephard how

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