TITLE

Dogs Of War

AUTHOR(S)
Batey, Angus
PUB. DATE
November 2011
SOURCE
Defense Technology International;Nov2011, Vol. 5 Issue 10, p15
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article explains the use of military working dogs in counterterrorism operations of the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) in Afghanistan. Since 2005, the U.S., which leads the ISAF, has trained dogs to sense explosives, where one of them, Cairo, got involved in Operation Neptune Spear, which killed al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden in Abbottabad, Pakistan on May 2, 2011. British dogs of the ISAF were trained for explosive detection, vehicle search and protection.
ACCESSION #
70099326

 

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