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My Recent Article On The US Navy’s MK6 Attack Dolphins

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The Mark 6 Mammal System
  • MK 6 MMS was first operationally deployed with dolphins during the Vietnam War from 1971 to 1972, and Bahrain from 1986 to 1987.
  • MK 6 has now been expanded to include specially trained sea lions to locate water-borne intruders and suspicious objects near piers and ships that pose a possible threat to military forces in the area. They have been shown to be effective under and around ships, piers, and in open water.
  • The sea lions were deployed to Bahrain as part of the effort to support missions under Operation Enduring Freedom.

Read the full article on SOFREP (Special Operations Forces Report).