‘Swarm attack’ from armed drones pose ‘grave threat’ to Trump

Washington Examiner
Sept 25, 2017

The Secret Service is facing a “grave” threat to President Trump from a new wave of high-tech weapons including armed drones, plastic guns made on 3-D printers and even sophisticated IEDs, according to a new alert issued by a former agent.

“This threat is grave,” Dan Bongino told Secrets. The author of a new book on the Secret Service that calls for a seismic change of thinking at the agency, Bongino said terrorists are eager to unleash an attack on their “ultimate prize.”

New age threats include weaponized drones delivered in “swarms” that could attack the White House or any place the president is. The problem, he explained, is that the agency’s agents and Uniformed Division are trained mostly to stop ground attacks.

“Distractions from the sky, whether planes or drones, create additional security complications for an obvious reason: Secret Service agents and officers cannot fly,” he warned in Protecting the President.

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This article was posted: Monday, September 25, 2017 at 9:50 am

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