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2014-06-17 12:21:55

Raytheon BBN Technologies' Boomerang system selected for multiple utility sites CAMBRIDGE, Mass., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon BBN Technologies' Boomerang, originally developed for the U.S. Army, will provide shooter detection capabilities at multiple utility sites in the mid-Atlantic region of the U.S. Boomerang is the most widely fielded gunshot detection system in the world, with more than 10,000 systems deployed globally. Raytheon BBN Technologies is making the...


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