1st Military Working Dog Regiment
The 1st Military Working Dog Regiment’s mission is to deliver Military Working Dog and Veterinary capability in support of Field Army outputs.
Protection military working dog
Primarily a Force Protection asset, Protection dogs provide commanders with a high profile visual deterrent that has the ability to detect, chase and hold an intruder with sub lethal aggression. This asset can also be employed in the following scenarios: a static or patrolling sentry, within an ambush, crowd control or as an escort for detainees.
Vehicle search military working dog
Provides a high profile and compact versatile aid to searching all types of vehicle platforms for the presence of weapons, explosives and ammunition. Furthermore, it can search motorbikes, cars, lorries, aircraft, ships or containers. It is primarily used at main entry points to installations, barracks or vehicle check points.
Arms explosive search dog
Provides the commander with an additional level of assurance during the conduct of routine patrols or area searches. This asset searches ahead of the Infantry patrol and can be used to investigate routes and compounds. It looks for the presence of weapons, explosives, ammunition and pressure plates.
Improvised explosive device detection dog
Provides the commander with a relatively long distance stand off IED detection capability, providing an additional level of assurance. It searches ahead of the Infantry patrol, allowing for improved freedom of movement in increased threat environments. It looks for the presence of explosives and pressure plates.
High assurance search dog
Operates within an Advance Search Team, providing a stand off detect capability. A slow and systematic capability proving a high level of assurance. It searches for the presence of explosives and pressure plates.
Patrol and explosive detection dog
Offers the commander a united protect and detect capability in one Military Working Dog. Highly trained and skilled, it provides a combined immediate visual deterrent and the capacity to detect, chase and hold an adversary with sub lethal aggression. In addition, it can also search for the presence of weapons, explosives ammunition and pressure plates.
Drugs detection dog
Drugs Detection Dogs will detect all classifications of illegal drugs (A to C) in a multitude of environments and search targets including areas, equipment, vehicles and people. They can be used in deliberate counter-narcotics searches or as a deterrent.
Infantry patrol dog
Infantry Patrol Dogs provide a silent indication of approaching personnel through scent and sound. Their primarily use is within an infantry patrol, where they can also be tasked as an early warning system.
Police dog multi-purpose
The Police Dog Multi Purpose has the same capabilities as a Protection Dog, but in additional is able to track and conduct article searches for out of context scents.
Tracker Dogs are capable of tracking personnel over varying terrain by day and night. The Tracker dog will also detect and indicate to the handler the presence of items discarded whilst on task.