Former Agent: President Faces ‘Grave’ New Threats

According to former Secret Service Special Agent Dan Bongino, President Donald Trump faces a new and very “grave” threat from those who would seek to do him harm.

 

(TruNews) In his new book, former Secret Service Special Agent Dan Bongino says President Donald Trump faces a wide array of “grave” new threats the agency must adjust its practices to address.

Among the sophisticated high-tech threats emerging to the president, his family, and other members of the presidential line of succession include:

  • “spectacular swarm attacks” using armed drones,
  • 3-D printer generated guns made of materials that evade detection by modern magnetometers, and
  • low-tech improvised explosive devices used in suicide attacks.

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Enemy drone swarms are coming for American troops, Army warns

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Graphics depicting drone attacks from the Army’s new manual | (Army art/Courtesy War is Boring)

 

With easy access via online storefronts and similar sources, terrorists and rebels and even government forces from Iraq and Syria to Ukraine’s breakaway Donbass region have been increasingly using small drones. With little training, insurgents can use these tiny flying machines to spy on their opponents, direct artillery strikes, or even possible attack targets directly.

Now, the U.S. Army is warning troops to be on the lookout for these specific threats in a new manual.

In July, the ground combat branch released a new publication called Techniques for Combined Arms for Air Defense. The handbook includes sections specifically dealing with drones in “groups 1 and 2.” Continue reading