HAZMAT/Chemicals
  Posted on: Friday, November 11, 2016
First large-scale, citywide test of advanced radioactive threat detection system
Homeland Security News Wire

Field testing of more than 1,000 networked, mobile radiation sensors in Washington, D.C., yields valuable data for implementing enhanced radiation-detection networks in major U.S. cities. By getting volunteers to walk all day looking for clues, the DARPA-sponsored exercise provided the largest test yet of DARPA’s SIGMA program, which is developing networked sensors that can provide dynamic, real-time radiation detection over large urban areas.


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