The AKDU recommends the use of the Explosive Detection K-9 Unit within a range of environments, including airports, shipping and transport, university campuses, public facilities, public events, shopping centres and in areas where high public concentration may occur.

The AKDUís Explosive Detection K-9s are trained similarly to narcotics detection K-9s. They assume an unassisted ësití position when an explosive trace element or explosive device is detected, with one licensed handler allocated to each K-9. Every K-9 is thoroughly trained using authentic scents (as opposed to pseudo/simulated odours) to detect core materials that may be used to assemble an explosive item. The AKDUís Explosive Detection K-9 Unit can also perform as a preemptive security task force, isolating smuggled items such as illegal firearms and ammunition in searches. Explosive Detection K-9 Units can be specifically coordinated to suit the clientís needs and combined with the Narcotics Detection Unit to form a strong preventative screening force.


  • AKDU will target explosives, firearms and ammunition.

  • Private companies are now able to implement anti-terror measures using AKDU.

  • Both small and large-scale operations may be coordinated to the clientís specific needs.

  • Use AKDU to protect your companyís insurance contracts, weather it be public liability or asset protection via superior security screening services.

  • K-9 units are made available to both public and private companies.


  • Environmentally friendly and virtually carbon neutral explosive screening methods, when compared with the slower, less intensive and less thorough x-ray screening methods

  • Detection of explosives, trace elements, dynamite, firearms and ammunition
  • Accurate explosive searches based on authentic scent K-9 training

  • Large- and small-scale operations can be tailored to the clientís specific needs



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