Militarized Marine Mammals
Dolphins and sea lions:
A Navy seal -- actually a sea lion -- took less than a minute to find a fake mine under a pier near San Francisco's AT&T Park.
A dolphin quickly located a terrorist lurking in the black water before another sea lion, using a device carried in its mouth, cuffed the pretend saboteur's ankle so authorities could reel him in.
Earlier posts on the topic.
Posted on May 20, 2010 at 6:50 AM
@The times they maybe are a'changing:
Scrap the visible ID card but keep the invisible database behind it.
Limit the retention of DNA samples = say 10years for people who aren't charged.
Regulate CCTV = demand government access to the feeds from private, local council systems.
But lots more 'safety cameras'. Rules to reduce police paperwork - like writing down the evidence before the trial. And other commonsense measures for public safety.
@When was the last time that undersea efforts were used for terrorism
If you were a branch of the armed forces that didn't seem to be exactly on the front line in Afghanistan and were worried about funding and how to persuade the powers that be that a fleet of aircraft carriers were necessary to fight domestic terrorism - wouldn't you get creative in your terrorist plots?
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