You may not be aware that the Department of Homeland Security has issued an updated terror bulletin. There is a new threat that they are now watching closely and it has to do with ISIS capabilities.
The Department of Homeland Security is watching the capabilities of terrorists throughout the world. They are analyzing how that affects our security here at home. It is now thought possible that aerial drones can and will be used against targets in the United States.
When it comes to target choices, there are a lot of possibilities, and this report points to a few of those. Commercial aviation and air cargo are targets that DHS thinks are feasible. The Federal Aviation Administration has been aware of this threat and is studying it as well.
As Written By GENEVA SANDS for ABC News:
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) issued an updated terror bulletin on Thursday highlighting the threat of weaponized drones, chemical attacks and the continued targeting of commercial aircraft.
“We continue to face one of the most challenging threat environments since 9/11, as foreign terrorist organizations exploit the internet to inspire, enable or direct individuals already here in the homeland to commit terrorist acts,” reads the bulletin.
The National Terrorism Advisory System bulletin, which replaced the old color-coded system, is used to give the public and local law enforcement a summary about ongoing and potentially new terror threats.
“The current bulletin introduces unmanned aircraft systems as potential threats and highlights sustained concern regarding threats against commercial aviation and air cargo,” said DHS acting press secretary Tyler Houlton in a statement.
There’s been an “uptick in terrorist interest” in using unmanned aerial systems as weapons in the United States and other western countries, according to a senior DHS………
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