ASTAMIDS Fly-By Mine Detectors Save US Lives and Limbs

IEDs are far and away the greatest threat to our armed forces in Afghanistan, having killed nearly 700 soldiers since 2001 and accounting for roughly half of all US troop deaths in the region since 2008. The newly developed ASTAMIDS system aims to find these booby traps before our ground forces do. » 5/10/12 11:30am 5/10/12 11:30am