Researchers evaluate the accuracy of pouched rats’ ability to detect landmines under operational search conditions. Results indicate the ineffectiveness of one training method for maintaining quality operational performance and suggest further examination.
Mahoney, Amanda; Edwards, Timothy; Lalonde, Kate; Cox, Christophe; Weetjens, Bart; Gilbert, Tekimiti; Tewelde, Tess; and Poling, Alan
"Evaluating Landmine-detection Rats in Operational Conditions,"
Journal of Conventional Weapons Destruction: Vol. 18
, Article 17.
Available at: http://commons.lib.jmu.edu/cisr-journal/vol18/iss3/17