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Hyperspectral imaging IED and explosives reconnaissance system

Objective

The objective with the HYPERION project is to develop and test a system concept for the on-site forensic analysis of an explosion. The forensic tools and procedures used will in majority be at safe stand-off detection distances. This will also include tools for identification of unexploded IEDs. The on-site data provided by the HYPERION system will be the type and amount of explosive used in the attack, the point of origin of the detonation and an assessment of the type of IED. The crime scene will be mapped using 3D-registration and in the map the positions that have been analysed in detail will be marked. The forensic tools and data will be of a quality that can be used as evidence in a court of law. The quality assured data will be on-site electronically documented and sent to the police instantaneously at the crime scene.
At a crime scene, due to the detonation of an IED, police, ambulance, fire brigade and the crime scene unit are parties that must be present.
The first measures taken at a crime scene due to a detonation of an IED are the initiation of rescue actions. In parallel to the rescue actions the HYPERION system can be used. This includes the collection of forensic data and risk assessment of suspected unexploded IEDs using stand-off detection of the post-blast scene.
After the rescue operations, all of the forensic tools of HYPERION can be used in order to investigate the type and amount of explosive used in the attack. In combination with the 3D registration of the crime scene a reverse-event analysis can be performed giving the size of the charge and point of origin for the detonation.
After the crime scene area has been secured, the laboratory forensic sampling and analysis can be started. New and validated sampling protocols will be developed. The crime scene is finally left to the rescue leader for clearing up the area.
The consortium consists of four research organisations, three industries, two SMEs and three end users.

Call for proposal

FP7-SEC-2011-1
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Coordinator

TOTALFORSVARETS FORSKNINGSINSTITUT
Address
Gullfossgatan 6
164 90 Stockholm
Sweden
Activity type
Research Organisations
EU contribution
€ 1 137 485
Administrative Contact
Klett Teresa (Ms.)

Participants (12)

FRAUNHOFER GESELLSCHAFT ZUR FOERDERUNG DER ANGEWANDTEN FORSCHUNG E.V.
Germany
EU contribution
€ 509 036
Address
Hansastrasse 27C
80686 Munchen
Activity type
Research Organisations
Administrative Contact
Andrea Zeumann (Ms.)
NEDERLANDSE ORGANISATIE VOOR TOEGEPAST NATUURWETENSCHAPPELIJK ONDERZOEK TNO
Netherlands
EU contribution
€ 392 390
Address
Anna Van Buerenplein 1
2595 DA Den Haag
Activity type
Research Organisations
Administrative Contact
Ans Van Doormaal (Mrs.)
ASELSAN ELEKTRONIK SANAYI VE TICARET ANONIM SIRKETI
Turkey
EU contribution
€ 153 520
Address
Mehmet Akif Ersoy Mahallesi 296 Cadde 16
06172 Yenimahalle Ankara
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Cengiz Erbas (Dr.)
SELEX SISTEMI INTEGRATI SPA

Participation ended

Italy
EU contribution
€ 546,50
Address
Via Tiburtina 1231
00131 Roma
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Vincenzo Amato (Dr.)
IDEMIA IDENTITY & SECURITY FRANCE
France
EU contribution
€ 349 879,50
Address
2, Place Samuel De Champlain
92400 Courbevoie
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Sandra Canton (Ms.)
BUNDESKRIMINALAMT
Germany
EU contribution
€ 210 400
Address
Am Treptower Park 5-8
12435 Berlin
Activity type
Public bodies (excluding Research Organisations and Secondary or Higher Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Rasmus Schulte-Ladbeck (Dr.)
VIGO SYSTEM S.A.
Poland
EU contribution
€ 146 040
Address
Poznanska 129/133
05-850 Ozarow Mazowiecki
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Adam Piotrowski (Dr.)
ICISLERI BAKANLIGI
Turkey
EU contribution
€ 66 099
Address
Inonu Bulvari 4
06644 Bakanliklar Ankara
Activity type
Public bodies (excluding Research Organisations and Secondary or Higher Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Sinan Gökler (Mr.)
PORTENDO AB

Participation ended

Sweden
EU contribution
€ 6 498
Address
Positionen 123
11574 Stockholm
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Pierre Strombeck (Mr.)
FUNDACION TECNALIA RESEARCH & INNOVATION
Spain
EU contribution
€ 298 127,50
Address
Parque Cientifico Y Tecnologico De Gipuzkoa Paseo Mikeletegi 2
20009 Donostia/san Sebastian (Gipuzkoa)
Activity type
Research Organisations
Administrative Contact
Lourdes Yurramendi (Dr.)
RIKSPOLISSTYRELSEN - SWEDISH NATIONAL POLICE BOARD
Sweden
EU contribution
€ 48 702
Address
Polhemsgatan
10226 Stockholm
Activity type
Public bodies (excluding Research Organisations and Secondary or Higher Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Billy Edquist (Mrs.)
SELEX ES SPA
Italy
EU contribution
€ 140 245,50
Address
Piazza Monte Grappa 4
00195 Roma
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Luigi Pierno (Dr.)