oa CSIR Science Scope - Optics and radar : your eyes and ears in the battle field : defence

Volume 8, Issue 2
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The ability to detect and identify a possible threat is critical in the military context where rapid reaction, deployment of countermeasures and self-protection tactics can mean the difference between life and death. The CSIR's work in combining radar and optical sensors into fully integrated systems supports the South African National Defence Force as it conducts peace-keeping missions in African combat zones and protects our land, air and sea borders.

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