Photo Credit: Kristin Molinaro, The Bayonet
A Specialized Search Dog sits upon detecting the location of an explosive hidden in a sand pit during the certification event Wednesday. SSD teams were introduced in 2005 in response to the rising threat of improvised explosive device attacks in Iraq and Afghanistan. The main difference between an SSD and an explosive detector dog is there capability of working primarily off-leash and at greater distances away from their handler.
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