TITLE

On guard

AUTHOR(S)
Firth, Niall
PUB. DATE
August 2005
SOURCE
Engineer (00137758);8/22/2005, Vol. 293 Issue 7682, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the awarding of public contract to engineering group Serco by the Ministry of Defense to supply nine Integrated Sensor Management Systems in Great Britain. Development of a biosensor detection system to alert the soldiers when it is under biological attack in the battlefield; Limitation of the number of false-positive warnings; Creation of a proof-of-concept prototype for the device.
ACCESSION #
18074233

 

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