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Dynamic networking and smart sensing enable next-generation landmines

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9 Author(s)
W. M. Merrill ; Sensoria Corp., Culver City, CA, USA ; L. Cirod ; B. Schiffer ; D. Mclntire
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To address the hazards to civilians, recent landmine systems have incorporated command detonation by remote operator and self-destruct capabilities. To improve military performance and prevent civilian casualties, the US military is integrating wireless networking and autonomous sensing into next-generation landmines. These new systems increase target discernment, enhance battle-shaping capabilities, and facilitate disposal or self-destruction of next-generation minefields when they're no longer needed.

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IEEE Pervasive Computing  (Volume:3 ,  Issue: 4 )