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For approximately seven months starting in July 2016, the fleet of D.C. Fire and Emergency Medical Services ambulances was outfitted with DARPA-developed nuclear and radiological detectors, providing the first city-scale, dynamic, real-time map of background radiation levels throughout the Capital as well as identifying any unusual spikes that could indicate a threat. (Illustration: DARPA)

The DARPA program that works to prevent “dirty bomb” attacks concluded its biggest and longest test deployment of vehicle-mounted radiation detectors in Washington, D.C.
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