British bomb detectors in bagdad

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  1. wet_blobby

    wet_blobby War Hero Moderator

    This thread may well end up in lils........

    It seems some maverick ex copper has invented a wizard bit of bomb detecting kit, The Iraqis have shelled out about £50 million buying it. I want to laugh at them but that seems indecent considering they are relying on this piece of tat to save lives.

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    "One of the problems we have is that the machine does look a little primitive. We are working on a new model that has flashing lights.†:roll:

    Full story

    http://technology.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/tech_and_web/article6935574.ece

    At least some of that money hosed at Iraq has found it's way to Somerset.
     
  2. ....and where did the money to pay for them come from??? overseas development aid???.....
     
  3. Top marks to ATSC's sales team.How did they get away with not having to give a demonstration of their effectiveness before the order was placed.If I had read this on April 1st I would not have been surprised.
     

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