TITLE

The Level is in the Details

PUB. DATE
November 2004
SOURCE
Fire Chief;Nov2004, Vol. 48 Issue 11, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that a radar system originally developed by the National Nuclear Security Administration's Sandia National Laboratories for military surveillance and reconnaissance applications is helping a volunteer search-and-rescue group in New Mexico save lives. Improvement of the precision, resolution and the elevation presentation that people get; Development of a mapping system to go with the radar functions.
ACCESSION #
15278475

 

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