Acoustic sniper detection

    Sven has blogged about recent developments and challenges in working out a snipers’ location from the sound generated by the sniper rifle.

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    The most successful technical principle in use is apparently based on triangulating the sonic boom of rifle bullets. The technology is relatively similar to the artillery sound ranging since about 1916, radio direction finding, radar receiver, sonar receiver and passive radar warning/direction finding.

    Read the full article here.

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