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Live delighted now to be joined by Allison Barrie.
-- defense specialist you can see her writings every week at war games of folks these don't call my guess -- -- -- exact folksy -- called the war games all on the foxnews.com page I've.
Other but -- -- some fascinating information.
Today about a new non -- technology that's been tested by law enforcement what is it where they testing it wants it -- that.
It's just typical exercise and west Virginia's very new modest and humble about it but every year annually plus sixteen years -- been running a mock prison riots.
Really it's really -- -- it.
On the go to I think that it it looks like a lot of fun it's very exclusive you know the public is allowed to 100 yeah let's just his role players which is pretty cool.
But cameras are -- in their media is not -- -- into real opportunity to get very realistic hands on training.
-- -- very unique setting its decommissioned penitentiary with kind of gothic architecture and stuff.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- It is it is acting local three to see swat.
And from around the world to Jonathan's nine countries participates.
-- it's fascinating stuff that goes on without Oracle's vision that they have no idea back.
-- it is actually huge scale exercise -- -- this year they had 57 scenarios that you know is a lot you know that they ran his feet 27 teams.
-- -- do the whole sort of dammit so everything from.
-- disturbances in infirmary hostage taking that's a popular ski tack taken firm rate it -- they're sick.
Out of Boston in movies and apparently I'm told law enforcement is actually does happen -- -- their tactics.
You know another one is an attempt to cause a disturbance in the dining hall you know try to put on -- officer's uniform and escape that way -- first before that the first responders uniform.
Popular in TV but also popular genuine tactics from the jury sent us -- what does this technology that -- -- trying it in this trip so -- additionally more than forty vendors involved so he kind of technology that's tried and -- brings them most recent iterations of popular technology say.
Pepper balls are really popular when I don't know if you've come across that I have unfortunately -- Well our viewers are hundreds and if he thought was recently to that if -- -- the concept is as small plastic ball insert sheet someone with it.
And I you can fill in training exercises -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- He had to deal with him later assessment of the technologies they tried another one and it's.
Our viewers enjoy is the -- needs to -- trying to diversionary and distraction tactics devices are very popular.
These students are popping smoke these sorts of things it we've -- -- in TV shows.
One that's very.
-- -- LS hornet's nest -- need you served as a triple whammy so it's sad sort of flash bang -- -- -- putting her the flash -- you.
If it can custom noise affect -- the delay affect you get.
In this case -- -- has -- -- in terms of tiny little plastic balls that could be quite painful if you're healthy without.
As well is answer that -- agent the service OC -- each infection closer Bernie IA is causing you knows he's what I want.
Javier is here house announced in his mutual -- -- liquid wedding which would not hurt other officials gracious so was has that been affected you know -- him.
Yes yes actually do that's one of my favorite projects and try to keep an Diana I'm not sure if viewers referring -- there's a Homeland Security project that's been in the pipeline for a couple years now.
Kind of a despite -- web and and just pointed him for -- got as far as I'm like but that is the concept that it would be sort of a nonlethal -- -- Castro ever you know suspects in -- -- situation.
And you -- sort of apprehend them.
In -- you and then nonlethal sort of -- them.
Intrinsic I want got you here let's move on to other technologies we had this the year old aware obviously of this -- ball ball that was.
-- -- -- prevented from actually being carried -- this week.
No not this week we we learned about it this week it was an attempt or going to be an attempt to bring down a US cell line up US -- that -- And -- the bomb maker who is from al-Qaeda in the Arabian and it's been the peninsula in a meeting al-Qaeda in Yemen effectively.
I was developing this technology which -- there was no metal in the -- whatsoever.
And therefore could get through a lot of screening how worried are we about that a what are we doing about.
I'm glad you asked that question I head the FBI director this week I went to congress and asked him to he and visit those tools that were issued a couple of years ago these counterterrorism tools and sent it.
-- -- Is it added new threat -- no it's definitely been an ongoing that you know that very well and -- just hasn't been covered as such but.
It's it does continue to be -- was a problem and the Freddie referred to is that seems to be suggests it's more recent iteration of that underwear bomb attempt.
And the group has also been tied to that October 2010 attempt.
Which was seen in the one involving this -- printer cartridges bomb disguised attempt to -- -- -- Supposedly intercepted in Dubai and appropriately and -- in Dubai and London two.
It's -- -- it's essentially a constant battle.
Those who want to protect us to keep ahead of those who want to destroy us.
Great well -- -- experiencing changes in airport security with a liquid -- that.
You remember very well that dates back -- the liquid bombing plot so.
It is always a tough issue Heidi stay ahead of the technology in its -- nations but what this really does highlight I think Jonathan is.
No matter what we do our shores were still you what happens abroad does directly affect -- -- so.
-- airport security can be fantastic say -- JFK but if it's not so great in the country from the department the cleanest running from a very good point.
Did and that brings and that's how -- is.
Very different in and self rule many companies and so many even -- and and -- and -- that different but it's if you go other countries very different indeed.
Rating you've -- everywhere so I mean you can attest to the back and then the variety in security practices and the protocols that are in place are just so.
-- -- and you know -- -- -- need of course to work with partners to improve security in that respect but.
You one of my ongoing concerns has been one insider threat which we've seen in Heathrow which hasn't received much attention that.
It's always a concern as it is -- for this threat and the cargo based space area and it's much easier I I would.
Imagine -- -- sneak something in certain that way rather than on a passenger -- the scrambled attempts and had to get it certainly looks.
All right Allison -- defense specialist thank you very much.
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