Securely strapped to his handler and with a muzzle to stop him damaging his mouth on landing he plunged 10,000ft from a transporter plane.
“It’s something he does a lot and he’s very comfortable with. He has a much cooler head then most recruits,” said one operation trooper.
Far from panicking at the experience of hurling themselves out of a plane at 10,000ft, the Austrians’ Belgian Shepherd dogs appear to be perfectly calm both before and during the jump.
The explosives sniffing pooch – a member of Austria’s version of the SAS – took part in Operation Cold Response in Norway along with British special forces and Royal Marines assault teams.
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