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U.S. Commandos Trained to Stop Terrorists With `Dirty Bombs’ – Bloomberg

U.S. Commandos Trained to Stop Terrorists With `Dirty Bombs’ – Bloomberg

U.S. commando units have been trained to seize and disable nuclear or radioactive bombs, providing a crucial last line of defense if terrorists get their hands on such weapons, according to the general in charge of the forces.

The U.S. Special Operations Command “has sufficient ‘render-safe’ capacity to respond to the most likely” scenarios involving weapons of mass destruction under the current analysis of threats, Army General Raymond Thomas has told lawmakers.

Source: U.S. Commandos Trained to Stop Terrorists With `Dirty Bombs’ – Bloomberg