DHS Plans Department-Wide Canine Acquisition

July 2010
TR2: Terror Response Technology Report;7/7/2010, Vol. 6 Issue 14, p28
Trade Publication
The article reports on the plan of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to acquire canines from small business which it will use in teams across the service.


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