Sappers K9: the dogs of war

Australia, 1980

Film
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Episode of Series “Sentinel”.
Concealed explosives have maimed and killed Australians in military conflict and society because they do not necessarily incorporate metallic components and are undetectable by conventional machines. The use of a special breed of German Shepherd dog by the Royal Australian Engineers promises greater security.

Credits

production company

Australia. Dept. of Defence. Public Relations

Duration

00:15:07:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1980

Appears in

Sentinel

Group of items

Sentinel

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

012421

Language

English

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Security systems

Animals & Wildlife → Dogs

Animals & Wildlife → Dogs - Australia

Animals & Wildlife → Dogs - Training

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → Australia - Armed forces

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → Explosives

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Security systems

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Dogs - Training

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

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