Air Force Security Forces Center to improve U.S. government-wide working dog programs

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas – The Air Force Security Forces Center-led Government Working Dog Category Intelligence Team aims to improve the cost, process and procurement of government working dogs across 14 federal agencies. The team recently submitted the Working Read More …

Cambodian dog, Kunthea, boards flight to South Sudan for demining works

Cambodian Mine Action Centre (CMAC)’s director-general, Heng Ratana said Kunthea, born in Cambodia and trained by CMAC technicians, was ordered by APOPO-Anti-Persoonsmijnen Ontmijnende Product Ontwikkeling for mine and UXO clearance mission in South Sudan. Kunthea is one of the six Read More …

Sri Lanka to deploy trained canines in strengthening airport security

Sri Lanka’s Civil Aviation Authority on Friday said that 20 trained canines will be deployed at the country’s main Bandaranaike International Airport to help detect drugs and explosives, local media reported. The dogs have been trained to easily identify explosives Read More …

Indian Army Day 2021: Here’s Looking at the Canine Unit Who Form a ‘Pawsome’ Part of the Forces

It is not just arms and ammunition that provide strength to the Indian Army Soldiers, but dogs as well who have become an integral part of the forces. As we celebrate Army Day on January 15, we should not forget Read More …

Meet Bonny, the first British military search dog deployed to Mali

Lance Corporal Grant Stevens and his companion Bonny are part of the Explosive Ordinance Disposal team newly deployed to Mali A three-hundred strong task group of British soldiers has arrived in Mali as part of the UN Peacekeeping Mission (MINUSMA). Read More …

Technology Catching Up with Bomb-Sniffing Dogs

With each terrorist attack on another airport, train station or other public space, the urgency to find new ways to detect bombs before they’re detonated ratchets up. Chemical detection of explosives is a cornerstone of aviation security. Typically called “trace Read More …

Cambodia welcomes seven new deminer puppies

The Cambodian Mine Action Centre (CMAC) in late November welcomed a new generation of deminer dogs. The puppies were delivered on November 28, according to the director general of CMAC Heng Ratana, who shared the good news on social media Read More …

Trusty tandems: Soldiers – with their military working dogs – seek TRADOC certification here to operate as effective teams

FORT LEE, Va. (Dec. 3, 2020) — Military members, no matter when they served, grow accustomed to performance standards and the various means by which they are gauged. Not even military working dogs are exempt from these longstanding practices to Read More …