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11 12 2013

Detecting suicide attacks – from research to reality

It is a world first: technology for the remote, real-time detection of explosives was tested live in an underground station in a major European city.

The results were conclusive, paving the way for more widespread use of this technology. It marked the completion of the development and test phase of the Stand-off Detection of Explosives programme, known as STANDEX – the result of four years of joint work between experts from NATO and Russia.

Full article on NATO news site - click here.