Accession Number:

AD0869383

Title:

60TH Infantry Platoon (Scout Dog) (Mine/Tunnel Detector Dog)

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.

Corporate Author:

ARMY CONCEPT TEAM IN VIETNAM APO SAN FRANCISCO 96384

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1969-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

43.0

Abstract:

The Army Concept Team in Vietnam evaluated the 60th Infantry Platoon Scout Dog MineTunnel 60th IPSD to determine its suitability for tactical employment with US Army units in RVN. The 28 man platoon had 14 mine and 14 tunnel dogs. The mine dogs were trained to detect explosive artifacts and trip wires. The tunnel dogs were trained to detect open and camouflaged holes and trip wires.

Subject Categories:

  • Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics
  • Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE