U.S. Transportation Security Administration releases its 2023 explosives detection canine calendar

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) released its annual calendar today, which honors the agency’s more than 1,000 explosives detection canines working in the United States. TSA’s 2022 Cutest Canine Contest winner, Eebbers, is featured on the cover of the 2023 Read More …

India: Tamil Nadu Police asks courier companies to deploy sniffer dogs

The Tamil Nadu Police have directed the courier companies and parcel service companies in the state to deploy the services of trained sniffer dogs in their warehouses and godowns. This comes after information emanated that the Coimbatore car blast case Read More …

FDLE Capitol Police introduces new detective K-9

The FDLE Capitol Police introduced their brand new detective K-9, Hunter. Hunter joined his Capitol Police handler two months ago. He is a 2-year-old Belgian Malinois-German Shepherd mix from Hungary. Hunter is trained to sniff and detect explosive compounds like Read More …

Philippines: 2 Calabarzon police bomb-sniffing dogs honored in retirement ceremony

The Police Regional Office 4-A (Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal, and Quezon area) honored two explosive detection dogs in a retirement ceremony in this camp on Friday, Nov. 4. PRO 4-A director Brig. Gen. Jose Melencio Nartatez Jr. thanked “Sky” and Read More …

North Dakota: Explosive device found in backpack of man being booked into Cass County Jail

A man being booked into the Cass County Jail over the weekend is now facing additional charges after officers say they found what appeared to be an explosive device in his backpack. According to the Cass County Sheriff’s Office, the Read More …

India provides four mine-detection dogs to Cambodia

The Government of India has donated four mine-detection dogs and materials to the National Centre for Peacekeeping Forces, Mines and Explosive Remnants of War Clearance (NPMEC) for its humanitarian activities. The handover ceremony took place under presidency of Major General Read More …

Autumn 2022 edition of the Counter-IED Report magazine is now available to read online and in print

We are pleased to inform you that Autumn 2022 edition of the Counter-IED Report is now available to read online and in print. Articles, in-depth analysis and insights from CBRNe Secure India; Norwegian People’s Aid; C-IED Centre of Excellence; Chelton Read More …

Passing the Sniff Test – Military Working Dogs keep ADAB secure

The 380th Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron continues to “Hold the Line” at Al Dhafra Air Force Base, UAE. In order to achieve that, consistent training, vigilance and teamwork are required to ensure nothing slips by undetected. Although the Defenders of Read More …

Military Working Dogs and Marines and Helicopters, Oh My!

JOINT BASE MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST, N.J. – The 87th Security Forces Squadron K-9 section held a Joint Force training with members of the Marine Aircraft Group 49 where military working dogs were familiarized with helicopter transportation. By leveraging resources and training capabilities, Read More …