Contact: Mark Esser
National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
Caption: Federal police officer Donald Strawsburg puts his bomb-sniffing buddy and K-9 officer Banjo through his paces using the NIST-developed training tool. For the purposes of this exercise, the odor-releasing material has been infused with the vapor profile of PETN, a major component of many plastic explosives.
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