Saturday, September 25, 2021

US Army allots additional funding to purchase Chemring’s Husky Mounted Detection System

Chemring Sensors and Electronic Systems Inc., Dulles, Virginia, was granted a $200,218,380 modification (P00009) to contract W909MY-18-D-0014 to develop, integrate and produce and deliver Husky Mounted Detection System kits, spare parts, maintenance, and training.

The US DOD clarifies that work locations and funding are to be decided, with a possible completion date of Aug. 15, 2022.

Husky System mine detection device exploits Chemring Sensors & Electronic Systems’ registered GPR sensor technology, sophisticated automatic target recognition (ATR) algorithms, automated marking, and an automatic ground tracking and damage control carrier bracket.

Chemring Sensors & Electronic Systems designs and manufactures combat-proven C-IED and mine detection systems. The company developed the Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) sensor technology specifically for detecting metallic and non-metallic mines.

George Costa
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