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New Boomerang device helps troops return Taliban fire

A state-of-the-art new shot detection system called Boomerang III has been introduced in patrol bases and checkpoints on the front line of Helmand province to alert troops immediately to the source of incoming fire.

The acoustic shot detection system detects shots fired at bases, and using a high tech display indicates the location of the enemy firing point, allowing troops to rapidly return accurate fire or move to safety.


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