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Department of Homeland Security orders over a half ton of high explosives
Prepper Podcast Radio Network News ^ | August 8, 2012 | James Smith

Posted on 08/09/2012 5:58:51 PM PDT by null and void


Ball-and-stick model of the part of the crystal structure of ammonium nitrate, [NH 4 ][NO 3 ]. Original structure determination available at C. S. Choi, J. E. Mapes and E. Prince (May 1972). “The structure of ammonium nitrate (IV)”. Acta Cryst. B28 (5) : 1357-1361. DOI:10.1107/S0567740872004303. Image generated in Accelrys DS Visualizer. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

A solicitation placed today at the Government marketplace shows that the Department of Homeland Security, via the Transportation Safety Administration has requested 700 pounds of High Density Ammonium Nitrate and 700 pounds of A-5 Flake RDX, with a deliver date by 31 August 2012. That is less than 4 days before the start of the Democrat National Convention.

Why would the DHS/TSA order such material? From their Statement of Work:

Name of Requisitioning Office:  National Canine Program (NCP)/ Canine Explosives Section (CES)

SECTION II: Purpose

Scope of the Product, Service, or Outcome:

The CES requires the 700 pounds of High Density Ammonium Nitrate and 700 pounds of A-5 Flake RDX to  provide Canine Explosive Training Aids  (CETAs) to NCP participants. The supplier must be able to meet the exact requirements by August 31st, 2012.  Substituions for this product are not acceptable

SECTION III: Background

The CES is required to provide NCP participants with CETAs. The CES has selected to use High Density Ammonium Nitrate and A-5 Flake RDX as it will provide NCP participants with a more realistic training aid and compliment the current aids provided.

This all comes on the heels of a solicitation for sheet style high powered plastic explosives that we reported on earlier in the week.

The problem is very clear. As stated in the ATF Law Enforcement Guide to Explosives Incident Reporting document:

In order to detonate ammonium nitrate, the use of a booster is required. Commercially, Pentolite and RDX are used as a booster, while the military will often use TNT as the booster.

Instead of using a poor quality analog (aka hamburger) for Ammonium Nitrate to train dogs, they are requesting High Density, or the Kobe Beef of Ammonium Nitrate (AN). And in order to detonate the AN, RDX is used. The Department of Homeland Security is requesting BOTH components of a binary explosive compound to be delivered to a government facility in downtown Atlantic City, New Jersey.

To put the amount of explosives into perspective, Timothy McVeigh used 5,000 pounds of AN and motor racing fuel. RDX has a much greater explosive capacity than racing fuel, and McVeigh was a party to mass murder and destruction that would be on par with these materials being detonated.

Assuming arguendo, if a dog needed only 1 ounce of each material in order to be trained and tested, there is enough material for 11,200 dogs at the same time.

This does not meet the smell test. No pun intended.

We will continue to watch the developments and report back to you.


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If this doesn't tingle your spidey senses nothing will.
1 posted on 08/09/2012 5:58:57 PM PDT by null and void
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To: null and void

I do hope the dopes at TSA do not manage to blow up the Democratic Convention bby mistake!

“But Yer Honor - they looked like a bunch of dogs!”

“It was all just a mistake!”


2 posted on 08/09/2012 6:04:00 PM PDT by GladesGuru (In a society predicated upon freedom, it is necessary to examine principles."...the public interest)
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To: null and void

Any speculation on whether this will become part of Obama’s October Surprise?
Hmmm!
The goon squad could blow up something and then yell “terrorism”; and all just a few weeks before the election.


3 posted on 08/09/2012 6:06:07 PM PDT by BuffaloJack (Repeal Obamacare, the CITIZENSHIP TAX)
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Homeland Security orders over a half ton of high explosives

Oh Gezzz, next it will be showing up in Mexico....

4 posted on 08/09/2012 6:07:19 PM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion or tools of deceit)
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To: null and void
The probability that the Obama Administration will use this against American citizens and American targets is probably almost 100%.

The Wisconsin Sikh attack looks very much like a false flag operation complete with the immediate detailed explanation that the dead suspect was a white supremacist and immediate analysis of his motive.

5 posted on 08/09/2012 6:07:37 PM PDT by detective
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Pinging Alex Jones, Alex Jones are you there....

I'm here and I am crazy! Mad that is!

Glenn Beck Called he said you may need some of this for your head...

Thanks!

You should really wrap that....

Crap...Photobucket .. I guess I was too late...

6 posted on 08/09/2012 6:08:25 PM PDT by GraceG
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They need it for fake politically provocative bombs.


7 posted on 08/09/2012 6:08:52 PM PDT by King Moonracer (Bad lighting and cheap fabric, that's how you sell clothing.....)
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High density AN is poor choice for an explosive oxidizer. The fuel oil won’t sink in. It would have to be milled.

‘Explosive grade’ prills are low density. They smell the same to the k9.


8 posted on 08/09/2012 6:09:03 PM PDT by SargeK
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To: null and void
This does not meet the smell test.

The professional anosmiacs in the MSM will get right on it.

9 posted on 08/09/2012 6:10:26 PM PDT by tacticalogic ("Oh, bother!" said Pooh, as he chambered his last round.)
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To: mnehring; COUNTrecount; Nowhere Man; FightThePower!; C. Edmund Wright; jacob allen; Travis McGee; ..
This Explains EVERYTHING

Nut-job Conspiracy Theory Ping!

To get onto The Nut-job Conspiracy Theory Ping List you need to threaten to report me to the Admin if I don’t add you to the list...

10 posted on 08/09/2012 6:11:44 PM PDT by null and void (Day 1298 of our ObamaVacation from reality - Heroes aren't made Frank, they're cornered...)
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To: null and void

If something get’s “blowed up” in the next few months then it’ll get really interesting.


11 posted on 08/09/2012 6:15:13 PM PDT by philman_36 (Pride breakfasted with plenty, dined with poverty, and supped with infamy. Benjamin Franklin)
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To: null and void

More false flag operations coming up.....


12 posted on 08/09/2012 6:15:50 PM PDT by Iron Munro ("Jiggle the Handle for Barry!")
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To: dragnet2
Oh Gezzz, next it will be showing up in Mexico....

My first thought also.

13 posted on 08/09/2012 6:17:12 PM PDT by BerryDingle (I know how to deal with communists, I still wear their scars on my back from Hollywood-Ronald Reagan)
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To: GladesGuru
I do hope the dopes at TSA do not manage to blow up the Democratic Convention bby mistake!

The TSA does not make ... Mistakes!

14 posted on 08/09/2012 6:18:45 PM PDT by 41Thunder (The SUPPLY of Government is GREATER than the DEMAND of the people)
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To: 41Thunder

Then it will have to be a day The Once was supposed to be there, but wasn’t.


15 posted on 08/09/2012 6:22:37 PM PDT by null and void (Day 1298 of our ObamaVacation from reality - Heroes aren't made Frank, they're cornered...)
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To: null and void

First the massive purchase of .40 cal ammo and now this.

“Homeland Security” is making my homeland feel more insecure by the minute.


16 posted on 08/09/2012 6:24:35 PM PDT by DNME (Tired of being polite about it? Time for action? Reawaken the Sons of Liberty!)
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To: null and void

RDX has way more shattering power than ANFO. You don’t need 700 lbs. of the stuff to train dogs, a mere few grams will suffice. 700 lbs. of RDX would level a skyscraper pretty easily. More scrutiny is needed for the ATF.


17 posted on 08/09/2012 6:28:28 PM PDT by factoryrat (We are the producers, the creators. Grow it, mine it, build it.)
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To: GraceG

Crazy as a sh*thouse bat! LOL.


18 posted on 08/09/2012 6:29:03 PM PDT by carriage_hill (Harry Reid [PERVERT-NV] has Vickie-the-goat in lingerie and stiletto heels, tied-up in his office.)
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To: null and void
ya gotta be sh!ttin me...
19 posted on 08/09/2012 6:37:13 PM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: GraceG; carriage_hill; null and void

CIA agents in 1950s downtown San Francisco watched through hotel room two way mirrors, as they giggled and taking notes of the many unsuspecting innocent they'd drugged with LSD...As they did the big chicken.

Some went crazy, some died.

20 posted on 08/09/2012 6:38:50 PM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion or tools of deceit)
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