Aerial radiation detection systems (ARDs) consist of multiple components with one or more detector modules, a control unit, a data acquisition system, a GPS sensor, and an altitude sensor. ARDs are mounted on aircraft, allowing responders to survey large areas for radiation.
Please contact NUSTL@hq.dhs.gov regarding access to the following additional document: Aerial Radiation Detection Systems Assessment Report.
Find this project in the FEMA Authorized Equipment List and InterAgency Board Interactive Standardized Equipment List.
AEL Category, Title, Number, and Project:
AEL Category: 07. Detection
AEL Title: Detector, Gamma/Neutron, Standoff
AEL Number: 07RD-04-SGND
SAVER Project: Aerial Radiation Detection Systems (Gryphon)