August 7th, 2012
08:32 PM ET

Army using bomb detectors with "poor reliability"

Is the army withholding information that could protect U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan from deadly roadside bombs? Congress and the army are investigating whether data was manipulated in a report about roadside bomb detectors - data that made one detection system look favorable, despite its lack of reliability.

Pentagon Correspondent Chris Lawrence has the story.

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