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Via Charles Stross by way of the Powder Blue Satan, this insanity: The Ministry of Defence is considering placing surface-to-air missiles on residential flats during the Olympics. An east London estate, where 700 people live, has received leaflets saying a “Higher Velocity Missile system” could be placed on a water tower. A spokesman said the [...]
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'Don't play games with our lives': Londoners protest against plans to position guns on top of flat blocks during Olympics

News : The Coming Crisis (2 years ago)

East Londoners took to the streets today to march through Bow against proposals to station surface-to-air missiles on the roof of their rented flats. The Ministry of Defense (MoD) is considering deploying the weapons across six site... Read Post

Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Sunday 29 Apr 2012

Local Interest / England : The First Post (3 years ago)

ESTATE COULD BE OLYMPIC MISSILE SITE The Ministry of Defence could place surface-to-air missiles on residential flats in an east London estate during the Olympic Games. Residents have received a leaflet informing them their estate c... Read Post

British Army Deploying Surface to Air Missiles on Residential Rooftops for London Olympics

News : Reason (3 years ago)

The United Kingdom’s Ministry of Defense warned residents it would be placing high velocity surface to air missiles on rooftops in a gated community near the site of the 2012 London Olympics. Residents received leaflets telling them... Read Post


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