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On target with Boomerang III: acoustic sensing technology

Acoustic sensing technology has been used on the battlefield for almost a century, but the latest systems for locating the source of enemy fire are unparalleled in their accuracy, usability and cost-effectiveness. Boomerang III is the latest incarnation of a system first developed for use against Iraqi insurgents, and which is now saving lives in Afghanistan, as Dr Clinton Blackman of the UK’s Defence Science and Technology Laboratory tells Jim Banks.

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