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This device was designed to launch a rocket with a shaped charge warhead from a shoulder-held launcher, introduced in 1961. The poster shows the current versions, widely used by Russian and Former Soviet bloc country troops. The launcher tube and rockets have been exported all over the world and are seen daily in television images in use by terrorist and insurgent groups, fired against armored vehicles and building walls.
This line illustration shows in cutaway format all of the internal components of the AKM assault rifle. This poster is essential reference material, needed to remind security screeners and customs officers about individual parts that may be smuggled onto aircraft or in the mail into countries where these arms are illegal.
This poster depicts the Soviet bloc AKM assault rifle, Originally designated the AK-47 (Avtomat Kalashnikova, introduced to the armed forces in 1947), and also generically termed the “Kalashnikov assault rifle”. It is the most widely distributed firearm in the world. Over the years, it has undergone some modifications and improvements. The letter M in the model designation, means “Modernized”.
This poster is a combined cutaway view of a typical vehicle, showing all the places explosives and IEDs may be hidden, and a thorough checklist to be used by search personnel. It is an oversized poster to accommodate all of the essential text, and is an excellent guide for a security team manager to use in preparing a training program.
This poster shows a number of types of explosives used by terrorist groups. Most of them are military types based on cast TNT and plastic explosives such as C4 and several types of Czech SEMTEX. Terrorists prefer military explosives to commercial and homemade products, if available due to their greatly increased destructive power and their resistance to adverse climatic conditions and water.
When terrorists, insurgents and guerrillas use explosives, improvised explosive devices and many types of military ordnance items, they usually leave behind some spare parts, transit plugs, wrappers, arming pins, fuze wrenches, detonator shunts, grenade safety pins, pull rings and levers, wires and wire insulation, electrical tape, etc.
When terrorists, insurgents and guerrillas use explosives, improvised explosive devices and certain types of military ordnance items, they usually leave behind some spare parts, transit plugs, wrappers, arming pins, etc. Often these are found near a building wall or on the ground under or near a vehicle that has been boobytrapped or rigged with an IED.
Anti-personnel mines are small, lightweight explosive charges in a wood, metal or plastic housing. They may be completely or partly buried, or may be hidden in tall grass. They are used equally by military armed forces and by terrorist, guerrilla and insurgent groups.
Terrorists and insurgent groups in many countries have obtained anti-tank mines for use against the legitimate government forces, or against invading forces. The examples in this poster are just a few of the more common types. These mines are frequently stolen from government arsenals, buried caches (as in Iraq) or have been supplied to the them by “terrorist rogue states”. Where these mines have been emplaced in large minefields, insurgents have dug them up and re-deployed them against trucks and armored vehicles.
Terrorists and insurgent groups acquire military ordnance, weapons and ammunition of all types and sizes. They obtain them by purchase and barter of goods for weapons, through raiding military arsenals, and hijacking military vehicles transporting weapons. Their training camps provide professional instruction on how to use them.
his is a poster of the heavier and more specialized weapons that have come into terrorist hands in some countries –such as Iraq, Afghanistan and a number of African and South American countries. Many of these weapons have been stolen from armed forces arsenals, or have been abandoned by retreating military forces, along with large supplies of ammunition.
Terrorists use a wide variety of weapons. This poster and the next one show examples of terrorist weapons that have been used and are in current use in many parts of the world. Among the most commonly used and widely distributed are the Kalashnikov series of assault rifles (AK-47 & AKM ) used by all of the countries in the former Soviet Union.
This poster shows a group of different improvised explosive devices, bombs and some of the methods used to transport or conceal them. It widens the scope of awareness for security search personnel and law enforcement as to what they might encounter.
This poster depicts and describes terrorist vehicle bombs. It shows two actual detonations caught on camera. It has an illustration of a “cutaway” typical car with areas where a bomb may be hidden and to be searched.
This reference poster depicts a small selection of accessories that have been used by some terrorist and insurgent group to detonate explosives and improvised explosive devices.
Poster of Foreign Explosives. Terrorists have ready access to stolen or cached (spoils of war) and black market military explosives in many countries.
There are many different types of hand grenades in use, including many that are considered obsolescent but still in circulation.
This poster show the many features of letter and parcel bombs / IEDs that make them suspect and requiring special handling when suspicion about their contents is aroused.
Its stark colors and easy-to-read text make it an ideal checklist for the wall of any mailroom.