DRDO & IISc Bangalore developed  New explosive detection device: Unveiled in Pune

DRDO & IISc Bangalore developed  New explosive detection device: Unveiled in Pune

DRDO & IISc Bangalore developed  New explosive detection device: DRDO & IISc Bangalore developed  new explosive detection device, RaIDer-X and it unveiled at the National Workshop on Explosive Detection (NWED-2020) in Pune. RaIDer-X has the capability to detect explosives from a stand-off distance. The data library can be built in the system to expand its capability to detect a number of explosives in pure form as well as with the contaminants. Bulk explosive in concealed condition can also be detected by the device. RaIDer-X has been co-developed by High Energy Materials Research Laboratory (HEMRL) Puneand Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.

DRDO & IISc Bangalore developed  New explosive detection device         

The DRDO Chairman emphasised that detection of explosives is a compelling need of the hour. He said, "security agencies are continuously monitoring vulnerable targets with the help of intelligence agencies to thwart the attempts of anti-social elements". In his address the DRDO Chairman appreciated the joint pursuit of academia and DRDO in developing portable devices, which can now be safely and effectively used by security agencies. He also released a souvenir comprising of abstracts from eminent speakers of DRDO laboratories, IITs, Advanced Centre of Research in High Energy Materials, University of Hyderabad, other universities and delegates.
The National Workshop on Explosive Detection(NWED) NWED-2020 was inaugurated by Secretary, Department of Defence Research &Developmentand Chairman Defence Research & Development Organisation (DRDO) Dr G Satheesh Reddy. The two-day workshop has been organised by High Energy Materials Research Laboratory (HEMRL) Puneon its diamond jubilee celebration. High Energy Materials Research Laboratory (HEMRL) Pune is a premier laboratory of DRDO.
A total of 250 delegates from different DRDO laboratories, Indian Army, CRPF, CISF, State Police, academic Institutes, industries and other security agencies attended the workshop.

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