Skip to comments.Department of Homeland Security orders over a half ton of high explosives
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.
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!”
Any speculation on whether this will become part of Obama’s October Surprise?
The goon squad could blow up something and then yell “terrorism”; and all just a few weeks before the election.
Oh Gezzz, next it will be showing up in Mexico....
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.
Glenn Beck Called he said you may need some of this for your head...
You should really wrap that....
They need it for fake politically provocative bombs.
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.
The professional anosmiacs in the MSM will get right on it.
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 dont add you to the list...
If something get’s “blowed up” in the next few months then it’ll get really interesting.
More false flag operations coming up.....
My first thought also.
The TSA does not make ... Mistakes!
Then it will have to be a day The Once was supposed to be there, but wasn’t.
First the massive purchase of .40 cal ammo and now this.
“Homeland Security” is making my homeland feel more insecure by the minute.
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.
Crazy as a sh*thouse bat! LOL.
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.
My thoughts exactly, and the first thing that popped into my head is a couple polling stations where it could be safely assumed would be full of obama voters (in other words a race war on election night and the need to clamp down IMMEDIATELY)
The “Homeland Security” department is concerned only with protecting the federal government. The citizens are of no account, and many are probably “terrorists” by its definition.
This does not meet the smell test. No pun intended.
My guess as to what is going on here is that some one is getting paid off.
Typical government purchase you need a pound of RDX but John needs paid off to make a donation to Obama.
Buy 700 pounds of RDX from a corporation that John just started. But instead of paying normal 10 dollars a pound for the RDS you pay 100 dollars a pound for the RDX because John can provide it on time (John got an anonymous tip 6 months ago that this purchase would be made).
When they start ordering Cyklon B you know It’s Time.
Just in case those anti-Romney ads don’t work.
More like OKC, in my estimation.
Or perhaps an Ambassador Hotel?
I don’t have a spidey sense, and you know why, but our nanny state masters didn’t do this for just no reason. Something is going on.
If there is ANY news about some group or individuals being sought after reports they may have hoarded ANFO I will know why they have purchased this.
They don’t need an explosion, all they need is enough planted evidence at a Tea Party event.
Don’t forget the order of bullet proof check stations back around March.