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Bodkin Develops Homemade Explosive Detector

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Re: Keeping one step ahead
Cabe Atwell   11/20/2012 2:33:22 PM
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As most of the troops leave the area, I am sure that this DIY solution will still be made by the locals. It'll be like radiation detectors in Japan's Fukushima area. It is a sad state of affairs. Perhaps the mindset that is creating the IEDs will start to evolve past violence sometime soon.

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naperlou   11/20/2012 11:40:43 AM
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Cabe, this is a great development.  Many of our casualties in Iraq and Afghanistan, if not a majority, are from IEDs.  Being able to detect the chemical signature from a distance will help minimize this.  It is all we can do to use our technological edge to remain one step ahead of the terrorists. 

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