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In the Fog of Battle Acoustic Sensors Pinpoint Gunfire By Measuring Air Movement


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Acoustic vector sensor

Microflown says its acoustic vector sensors can be mounted on drones, helicopter, and other aircraft, as well as on vehicles, buildings, or even soldiers epaulets.

Credit: Microflown AVISA

Sensors originally designed to alert pilots of single-engine planes to the location of nearby aircraft are instead finding a military role locating unseen battle threats as far away as 40 kilometers.

From Scientific American
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