Pigs Used in Explosives Tests in Britain
FEBRUARY 12, 2010
The tests "saved many lives" in Iraq and Afghanistan due to improvements in post-traumatic techniques, junior defence minister Quentin Davies said. He said 25 pigs were used in 2006, 19 in 2007, 40 in 2008, and 35 in 2009. I wish we could stop killing animals for reasons related to killing humans. From the BBC News. The Ministry of Defence (MoD) has defended its use of more than 100 pigs in explosive tests in Wiltshire.