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Military technology. At left is a stealth variant of the Giat Industries AMX 30 tank. At right is a drone, a robotic vehicle which can undertake surveillance or reconaissance. The soldier is wearing a prototype of the French FELIN infantry system, which provides integrated targetting, sensor and communications equipment and NBC (nuclear, biological, chemical) protection. FELIN is scheduled to be deployed in 2006.
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