Auburn University’s canine detectors to sniff out IEDs, help protect troops in Afghanistan

AUBURN – Auburn University has entered into a two-year, multimillion-dollar partnership with the Joint Improvised Explosive Device Defeat Organization, or JIEDDO, to stop improvised bombs in Afghanistan by providing a powerful detector tool – bomb-sniffing canines. The Department of Defense established JIEDDO to “lead, advocate, and coordinate all DOD actions to defeat improvised explosive devices.”

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December 17th, 2010|Featured Articles|0 Comments

New Auburn University canine detection technology provides latest in preventing terrorism

AUBURN – Auburn University researchers in the Animal Health and Performance Program and its Canine Detection Research Institute have taken standard explosives detection to another level through the development of their Vapor Wake Detection training program.

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April 13th, 2010|Featured Articles|0 Comments