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US Army to Assess Israeli-Built IED Sensor Suite

Army Expeditionary Warrior ExperimentThe U.S. Army will test an Israeli-made sensor suite intended to help identify mines and improvised explosive devices in Yuma Proving Ground in Arizona, Military & Aerospace Electronics reported Thursday.

John Keller writes the Army Contracting Command will assess the counter IED and mine suite above-surface detection system from Israel Aerospace IndustriesElta Systems group.

The Elta sensor system is designed to help protect tactical maneuvering military vehicles and incorporates two subsystems such as the above-surface detection system and underground mine and IED detection system, according to the report.

The mine and IED detection system features a radar and a magnetic detector, Keller reports.

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