Belgian Melinios, a dangerous soldier of the American Military Force, a dangerous squad. Now, the elite units of the army will be equipped with specialized dog squad and they are being given training for asylum operations in urban areas. If sources are to be believed, army units already have dogs of this particular breed. The Belgian Melinios first played a role in the operation to pile up Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden. After this, again played a big role in stacking ISIS kingpin Abu Bakr-al-Baghdadi. However, the paramilitary forces are using the Belgian Melinios.
What was the role in Abbottabad
In 2011, the US Navy SEAL killed al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden in a special operation. Dog squid had an important role in this operation in Abbottabad, Pakistan. Belgian Melnius was particularly involved in this dog squad. When the US conducted a special operation to kill Laden, this dog squad sniffed out Laden. The Navy SEAL helped in locating Laden. In 2015, before the arrival of former US President Barack Obama on the occasion of Republic Day, these dogs were helped in carrying out all necessary security related investigations.
Use in Afghanistan and Iraq
The Belgian Melinios was used extensively in Iraq and Afghanistan. In appearance, they look like German Shepherds but they are quite different from them. Belgian Melinios are considered the best in parachuting and landing down any aircraft. Currently, CRPF’s Cobras and ITBP battalions involved in anti-Naxal operations are using it. Apart from this, the NSG also has these special dogs. At the same time, the CISF, which has the responsibility of security of the metro station and the airport, will also be equipped with this dog squad.
Terrorists killed in Pathankot in 2016
The help of these dogs was taken during the NSG operations in the 2016 Pathankot airbase terrorist attack. With his help, the army also succeeded in killing a terrorist. This species of dogs is Belgian and is mostly mahogany colored and has black ears. Their weight is about 20 to 30 kg and their average length is 26 inches.
How much is the cost of a dog
At present, around 553 Belgian Melinios have been deployed at different places with the CRPF. Also, there are 192 people who are being trained. If you want to raise these dogs then you too can raise them. A Belgian Melinios puppy costs between 60 and 85,000. But experts do not advise to raise them because they are inherently aggressive.