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Persistent Ground Surveillance System (PGSS)

Country of Origin: USA


The Persistent Ground Surveillance System (PGSS) was developed for U.S. military forces in Afghanistan. The Army sought to develop it as a smaller, less expensive system for forward operating bases after successfully fielding the larger Persistent Threat Detection System (PTDS ) (see separate record). It provides counter-improvised explosive devices (IED) and surveillance support for forward operating bases. Several have also been supplied to British forces in the region.


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