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DARPA Conducts Field Test of Mobile Radiation Sensors

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has deployed more than 1,000 networked mobile detectors at the National Mall in downtown Washington as part of an exercise to track radioactive material threats in urban areas. DARPA said Friday the scavenger hunt was conducted as part of the agency’s SIGMA program that aims to create networked …

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NNSA Puts Radiation Data Gathering Tool Through Drill

The National Nuclear Security Administration has tested a cloud-based radiation data gathering network during an exercise conducted by the Conference of Radiation Control Program Directors, GCN reported Thursday. Kathleen Hickey writes drill participants used the RadResponder emergency response system to share radiological information in order to test the tool for stress. Participants worked to collect …

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