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4 years ago  ::  Aug 10, 2010 - 1:17PM #1
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Israeli Technology Clears Landmines in Angola






Digital photography used with airborne sensors.


Airborne  sensors developed in Israel are helping to detect land mines in Angola,  one of the most heavily mined countries in the world.

While the  civil war in the east African nation ended in 1994, the loss of life  and limbs continue till this day because of the estimated millions of  land mines left behind. Detecting them has been cumbersome and labor  intensive. But now, an Israeli company has introduced a special camera  that picks them out without having to touch the ground.


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www.jpost.com/International/Article.aspx...


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www.jpost.com/International/Article.aspx?id=184313

Moderated by Merope on Aug 11, 2010 - 12:26AM
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4 years ago  ::  Aug 10, 2010 - 2:53PM #2
KindredSai
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Very nice but shouldn't the Israelis be helping to clear landmines in Lebanon? Considering they put them there!




marcovilla.instablogs.com/entry/israeli-...


 


This charade of helping Africans doesn't fool anyone...

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4 years ago  ::  Aug 11, 2010 - 9:41AM #3
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