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    Rail cops get great guns

    City ramps up subway firepower over suicide bombings on Moscow trains - NYPOST.com

    Hit city subways after Russia terror
    By LACHLAN CARTWRIGHT, MURRAY WEISS and LEONARD GREENE
    Last Updated: 11:06 AM, March 30, 2010

    Stand clear of the submachine guns.

    In an unusual move, a heavily armed NYPD security battalion with enough firepower to wipe out Downtown Brooklyn descended onto the city's subway trains yesterday in response to suicide bombings in Russia that killed dozens of passengers in Moscow's subway.

    Bleary-eyed New Yorkers began their work weeks with a morning rush hour that featured city cops in full military gear, including helmets, goggles, body armor, sidearms and M16 assault rifles.

    The underground arsenal startled sleepy straphangers, many of whom wondered whether the extra security was overkill.

    Read more: City ramps up subway firepower over suicide bombings on Moscow trains - NYPOST.com
    Is this really necessary?

    Is this the next step in 'stopping terrorism'?

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    Re: Rail cops get great guns

    Quote Originally Posted by BmanMcfly View Post
    City ramps up subway firepower over suicide bombings on Moscow trains - NYPOST.com



    Is this really necessary?

    Is this the next step in 'stopping terrorism'?
    I don't think a M16 is a sub machine gun.
    Sorry to nitpick but they can't describe weapons well at all.

    All that is just reactionary, I guess it makes some people feel safer.
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    Re: Rail cops get great guns

    Happens on the London underground regularly. In NI it's comonplace to see a foot patrol armed with MP5s and G3 assault rifles.

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    Re: Rail cops get great guns

    I don't see how an assault rifle is going to be any more or less effective against a guy with a bomb.
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    Re: Rail cops get great guns

    Quote Originally Posted by Deuce View Post
    I don't see how an assault rifle is going to be any more or less effective against a guy with a bomb.
    Its for shooting through cars.

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    Re: Rail cops get great guns

    Quote Originally Posted by Deuce View Post
    I don't see how an assault rifle is going to be any more or less effective against a guy with a bomb.


    Quote Originally Posted by Harry Guerrilla View Post
    I don't think a M16 is a sub machine gun.






    these are m4's, they are Carbines



    There is a pic with an officer with a car15, and the reservists have m16 a2's.
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    Re: Rail cops get great guns

    Quote Originally Posted by Reverend_Hellh0und View Post
    these are m4's, they are Carbines
    Gee I wonder where I got the idea that M16's were involved.

    Bleary-eyed New Yorkers began their work weeks with a morning rush hour that featured city cops in full military gear, including helmets, goggles, body armor, sidearms and M16 assault rifles.
    He touched her over her bra and underpants, she says, and guided her hand to touch him over his underwear
    Quote Originally Posted by Lutherf View Post
    We’ll say what? Something like “nothing happened” ... Yeah, we might say something like that.

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    Re: Rail cops get great guns

    Quote Originally Posted by Deuce View Post
    Gee I wonder where I got the idea that M16's were involved.


    I've identified the rifles in the pictures. You can do what you wish with this information.
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    Re: Rail cops get great guns

    Quote Originally Posted by Deuce View Post
    I don't see how an assault rifle is going to be any more or less effective against a guy with a bomb.
    As compared to ... ?

    Rifles are more accurate, usually have a longer range, and sometimes have more stopping power and can also fire (in the case of M4's and M16 A2's) 3 shot bursts.
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    Re: Rail cops get great guns

    Quote Originally Posted by BmanMcfly View Post
    City ramps up subway firepower over suicide bombings on Moscow trains - NYPOST.com



    Is this really necessary?

    Is this the next step in 'stopping terrorism'?
    It's one of steps, and this is nothing new.

    Perception is everything.

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