Infrared-packin' drones used to hunt butterfly landmines

While landmines in general are pretty awful, the PFM-1 “butterfly” mine is particularly nasty. Because of its small size and mainly plastic construction, the butterfly-shaped device is notoriously difficult to find using metal detectors or other common methods. Now, however, it turns out that drones can be used to locate the things…
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Binghamton University

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