Canadian Military Prepare for Platform Threats

Thursday, April 20, 2006
The Canadian military is working on defense strategies for offshore oil and gas platforms to prevent attacks that may cause severe consequences, Xinhua reported. Although there are currently no perceived threats, the federal government has made preparing for such threats its top priority and various government agencies are working together to come up with defense strategies. According to officials, an attack on any of the rigs could take many lives, cause severe ecological damage and cost millions in damages. (Source: Xinhua)
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