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Sensors for the detection of land-based munitions

Anthony J. Healey

Sensors for the detection of land-based munitions

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Published by Naval Postgraduate School, Department of Mechanical Engineering in Monterey, California .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Detection,
  • Mines (Military explosives),
  • Land mines,
  • Explosives

  • About the Edition

    This report provides a summary of current land.based munition detection sensor development. Sensors are categorized based upon the principle of their operation: electromagnetic, conductive, mechanical, optical, acoustic, and chemical). Each category is subdivided into particular operational sensor types. Theory of operation for each particular sensor type is provided, as well as a discussion of advantages and disadvantages of each. A discussion of sensor performance is included. The final section of the report is a survey of commercially available munition detection sensors along with comments concerning their performance.

    Edition Notes

    Statementby A.J. Healey and W.T. Webber
    ContributionsWebber, William T., Naval Postgraduate School (U.S.). Department of Mechanical Engineering
    The Physical Object
    Format[electronic resource] /
    Paginationi, 22 p. ;
    Number of Pages22
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25507228M
    OCLC/WorldCa640439093

      Anechoic tiles and long ranges of munitions have on the other hand made old style active sonars unsatisfactory. Low frequency active sonars can often achieve good detection ranges and can tell wrecks and natural objects apart from submarines by noticing the latter's movements and comparing sensor data with pre-war undersea maps.


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