Friday, September 30, 2011

More Details On The D.C. Drone Bomb Plot

Latest Details On D.C. Drone Bomb Plot -- CBS News/AP

A 26-year-old Massachusetts man charged with planning aerial bombings of the Pentagon and the U.S. Capitol using remote-controlled airplanes filled with explosives Ferdaus said he wanted to deal a psychological blow to the "enemies of Allah," according to a federal affidavit.

The planes, guided by GPS and capable of speeds greater than 100 mph, would hit the Pentagon and blow the Capitol dome to "smithereens," according to the plan detailed in the affidavit.

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More News On The Latest Terror Plot Against the Pentagon/Capital Building

‘The idea of this thing blowing up the Pentagon is a joke’: Experts dismiss threat of model planes being used as bombs -- Daily Mail
U.S. drone plot highlights domestic threat -- UPI
US citizen plotted aerial 'drone' strikes on Pentagon and Capitol -- Long War Journal
Timeline of alleged terror plot --
Arrest in Massachusetts: Could model airplanes become a terrorist weapon? -- Washington Post/AP
Could model airplanes become a terrorist weapon? -- CBS/AP
Analysis: Model planes as weapons of terror -- Paul Cruickshank and Tim Lister, CNN
The Science Behind The Drone Terrorism Attack -- Fast Company
Aircraft hobbyists could suffer following terror arrest -- New Scientist

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