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NEW TYPE OF TERRORISM

Is the world facing Thermobaric Terrorism?

By David Eshel – Defense Analyst

The not so distant threat could involve a new terrorist weapon: the Thermobaric bomb

Canadian defense scientists are leading an international effort to devise protection against new and more powerful terrorist explosives designed to flatten buildings and rupture people’s internal organs. This kind is of weapon, developed during the Cold War in the former Soviet Union, is known highly lethal in confined surroundings, such as underground tube systems and rail carriages.

According to Tom Burky, a leading explosives expert: ” Thermobaric bombs, which the U.S. military is striving to perfect, may also be emerging as a weapon of choice for terrorists”.  Full article here

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September 27, 2008 - Posted by | Homeland Security | , ,

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