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MINEHOUND: transition to production
Author(s): David J. Daniels; Paul Curtis; Nigel Hunt; Jürgen Braunstein; Armin Merz
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Paper Abstract

The UK Department for International Development (DfID), in collaboration with the German Foreign Ministry (Auswärtiges Amt), contracted ERA Technology to carry out extensive field trials in Cambodia, Bosnia and Angola of an advanced technology, dual sensor, and hand-held landmine detector system called MINEHOUNDTM. This detector combines a metal detector with a Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR). As a result of extremely successful trials MINEHOUNDTM was developed as a product by ERA Technology and Vallon GmbH and has been available for sale since late 2006. This paper describes the transition to production of the detector.

Paper Details

Date Published: 27 April 2007
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 6553, Detection and Remediation Technologies for Mines and Minelike Targets XII, 65531B (27 April 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.715140
Show Author Affiliations
David J. Daniels, ERA Technology Ltd. (United Kingdom)
Paul Curtis, ERA Technology Ltd. (United Kingdom)
Nigel Hunt, ERA Technology Ltd. (United Kingdom)
Jürgen Braunstein, Vallon GmbH (Germany)
Armin Merz, Vallon GmbH (Germany)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6553:
Detection and Remediation Technologies for Mines and Minelike Targets XII
Russell S. Harmon; J. Thomas Broach; John H. Holloway, Editor(s)

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