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Disposable sensor system: low cost UGS for urban operations
Author(s): Wade Calcutt; Jeff Houser; Mark Winston; Steve Brady; Barry Jones
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Paper Abstract

McQ has developed a family of low cost unattended ground sensors using conventional technology and manufacturing techniques. Intended for small unit operations in an urban environment, these are tactically useful sensors that can be manufactured in large quantities (1M-10M units/year) for a projected production cost of less than $100 each. Secondary characteristics are small size (98 cm3), light weight (85 gm), moderate lifetime (40 hrs), and moderate communications ranges (100m). An overview of the DSS system: its features, performance, and scenarios for use in urban warfare, is presented.

Paper Details

Date Published: 19 May 2006
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 6231, Unattended Ground, Sea, and Air Sensor Technologies and Applications VIII, 623111 (19 May 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.666044
Show Author Affiliations
Wade Calcutt, McQ Inc. (United States)
Jeff Houser, U.S. Army Research Lab. (United States)
Mark Winston, McQ Inc. (United States)
Steve Brady, McQ Inc. (United States)
Barry Jones, McQ Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6231:
Unattended Ground, Sea, and Air Sensor Technologies and Applications VIII
Edward M. Carapezza, Editor(s)

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