Schonstedt is now a GSA Contract Holder, making it easier than ever for the government and military to purchase the military version of the rugged GA-72Cd magnetic locator. At the request of the US Army, the GA-72Cd-ML has been adapted for use in military theaters of operation. Featuring a digital display as well as audio output, it is quickly becoming the standard for military munitions response and humanitarian demining.
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