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Autonomous mine detection sensors (AMDS) design and performance
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Paper Abstract

The Autonomous Mine Detection Sensor (AMDS) is a program to develop a suite of advanced sensor technology on a vehicular robot (PackBot). These sensors are characterized as having high detection performance and low false alarm rate. The AMDS program is sponsored by the U.S. Army CERDEC RDES Night Vision and Electronic Sensors Directorate (NVESD). The CyTerra Corporation solution to this problem is the combination of a Ground Penetration Radar (GPR) and a Metal Detector (MD) which comprise the AN/PSS-14. This paper presents the CyTerra Corporation concept and includes performance results from early government sponsored tests.

Paper Details

Date Published: 10 June 2005
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 5794, Detection and Remediation Technologies for Mines and Minelike Targets X, (10 June 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.603705
Show Author Affiliations
Richard McCoy, CyTerra Corp. (United States)
Brian DeGrano, Night Vision & Electronic Sensors Directorate (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5794:
Detection and Remediation Technologies for Mines and Minelike Targets X
Russell S. Harmon; J. Thomas Broach; John H. Holloway, Editor(s)

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