Australia: CATJAT jammer designed to protect soldiers against IEDs


Imagine a squad of soldiers on foot patrol, somewhere hostile. As they pass by the wreck of an old car, or traverse a culvert under the road, or get spotted by a drone, there is a flash, a bang, and then blood everywhere. They have been attacked by a radio-initiated Improvised Explosive Device (IED) – still one of the most dangerous things a soldier can encounter.

Hence CATJAT: standing for Complex Adaptive Threat Jammer Technology, it is designed to neutralise much of the IED threat facing Australian troops.

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Source: The Australian