U.S. Army orders ground-penetrating radar system for detecting hidden IEDs


U.S. Army counter-land mine experts needed ground-penetrating radar systems to detect improvised explosive devices (IEDs) buried in roadways. They found their solution from Chemring Sensors and Electronics Systems (CSES) in Dulles, Va.

Officials of the Army Contracting Command at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., announced a $200.2 million order to CSES on Monday to develop and build Husky Mounted Detection System (HMDS) kits, spare parts, maintenance and training.

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Source: Military & Aerospace Electronics