UXO Detection Techniques Using Sonar and Radar

  • Edmund J. Sullivan
Conference paper
Part of the NATO Science for Peace and Security Series B: Physics and Biophysics book series (NAPSB)


Several approaches to the detection of Unexploded Ordnance (UXO) in the ground are discussed. Methods exploiting the coupling of sound into the earth are shown to have promise. These approaches can use both linear and non-linear phenomena as clues. Also discussed is the potential of a ground penetrating radar method that is based on a nonlinear phenomenon.


Sonar acoustic detection radar mines nonlinear Laser Doppler Velocimetry speckle noise 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Edmund J. Sullivan
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  1. 1.Prometheus Inc.Newport, Rhode IslandUSA

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