New Landmine Detector With Export Competitiveness Ready for Field Use


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(Aju Business Daily) SEOUL -- South Korea's new homemade landmine detector with price and export competitiveness is ready for field use. The detector capable of finding anti-personnel metal and non-metallic land mines used ground penetrating radar and metal detector composite sensors under a supply contract involving Hanwha Systems, a defense contractor affiliated with Hanwha Group.

The Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA), a state arms procurement agency controlled by the defense ministry, promoted PRS-20K as "the world's best landmine detector with export competitiveness" for its low price and better performance than similar foreign equipment. DAPA said that PRS-20K has achieved a 100 percent localization rate.

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Published: Friday, December 2, 2022

Last Updated: Thursday, November 2, 2023

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