A major threat to NATO forces in Afghanistan comes from IEDs, or improvised explosive devices. One way British forces are combating the threat is with dogs trained to detect explosives. It's a program cloaked in secrecy with officials refusing to give details on how the dogs are trained. Jennifer Glasse reports from London that recently one top dog was awarded a top military prize for his valor.
In: Afghanistan, Middle East
Tags: Afghanistan, UK, Military Working Dogs, British Army, IED, ISAF, NATO, K-9, Labrador, Dickin Medal
Location: London, London, City of, United Kingdom (UK/GB) (load item map)
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