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Body Sensors Measure Impact of Blasts on Soldiers


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Soldier blast sensor

Pressure sensors on the back and shoulder register blast data.

Credit: Georgia Tech Research Institute

Along with the heavy body armor and weapons they carry in the field, U.S. troops may soon be wearing another piece of equipment: a lightweight canvas pouch with devices to measure the impact on the body of blasts from improvised explosive devices.

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