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Force Protection

Prevention of hostile actions is key to avoiding tragic incidents and in safeguarding civilian, military, and physical resources. The safety of military personnel—force protection—is a critical element of effective defense and security.

SRI is a trusted partner of the U.S. Government and its agencies. We provide end-to-end solutions that help protect the warfighter and other security professionals from training to the battlefield.

Capabilities and tools include:



Synthetic Polymers to Counter Chemical and Biological Threats

SRI is developing a method to enable rapid, large-scale response to a bioterrorism threat or an infectious disease epidemic.

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Adaptable Sensor System for Real-Time Data on the Front Line

DARPA taps SRI to deliver usable video and analytics to U.S. Armed Forces when and where they need it.

SRI researchers examine a IPDM test device.

Remediating Unexploded Ordnance

SRI has developed a novel approach to safely and efficiently render harmless weapons and ammunition that are no longer needed for military use.

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Pedestrian Detection from Moving Unmanned Ground Vehicles

SRI’s vision-based systems enable safe operations of moving unmanned ground vehicles around stationary and moving people in urban or cluttered environments.