Location: Erbil, Iraq
Dynasafe has been operating in Iraq since 2008 and in this time it has conducted over 50 clearance projects.
Dynasafe dog teams protect against IEDs – 20 canine projects have been operated in Iraq.
Though they appear to have predominantly worked private companies against the contamination threat posed to their success and safety, the work has seen them survey and clear large swaths of land.
They are currently involved in support operations, searching vehicles, baggage and people.
This profile is part of AOAV’s investigation into counter-IED (C-IED) actors around the globe. To see the list of all C-IED actors recorded by AOAV, see here. To see those engaged in the Middle East, the Sahel, North Africa or other highly impacted countries please see here, here, here, and here respectively. This research was made possible by funding from the NATO Counter Improvised Explosive Devices Centre of Excellence (C-IED COE). To read the full report, ‘Addressing the threat posed by IEDs: National, Regional and Global Initiatives’, see here.
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