Tuesday, December 01, 2009

BSF gets patent for IED jammer technology

PTI Tuesday, December 1, 2009 13:50 IST

New Delhi: The Border Security Force has bagged a patent for its 'Remote Controlled Improvised Explosive Device Jammer', the first paramilitary force in the country to be granted the unique distinction

The country's controller general of Patent had recently accorded the patent to the jammer device, which was built by the Research and Development Cell of the Communication and IT Directorate of the BSF.

The device can be fixed on a vehicle and protects the convoys it travels with or the area it is placed in by jamming remote controlled trigger devices, BSF officials said.

In the last five years, besides the RCIED (Remote Controlled Improvised Explosive Device) Jammer, the force's R and D cell has designed and fabricated various devices like RCIED Pre-Initiator, Universal Programmer, Laser Aiming Trainer, Mobile de-activator GSM band, Tresspasser alert among many others.

BSF officials said the force has also additionally filed for patent of two of its electronic devices - Morse Code Trainer-cum-Trans receiver and Laser Aiming Trainer.

In Jammu and Kashmir, Northeast and in Naxal-hit areas, the security forces had received high casualty primarily because of IEDs.

Officials said the jammer device was made on the experience and feedback received from the field units to further strengthen the operational effectiveness of the Force.

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