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Denmark: Copenhagen gets ready for nuclear catastrophe00:41

Denmark: Copenhagen gets ready for nuclear catastrophe

Denmark, Copenhagen
November 12, 2015 at 17:21 GMT +00:00 · Published

Officials from the Danish National Police (Rigspolitiet) and the Danish Emergency Management Agency (Beredskabsstyrelsen) took part in a staged nuclear catastrophe and anti-terror drills in Copenhagen, Wednesday. Footage shows several helicopters in a Hollywood-style exercise, dropping off officers onto the roof of Copenhagen University.

During the exercises, officers engaged in a full-scale operation to prepare and train Danish emergency services' tactical and operational response to terrorist attacks. According to police sources, the Copenhagen Fire Brigade, rail operator DSB and civilians will also be taking a part of the training.

The purpose of the drills is to test new technologies as well as to share information within different security departments and ultimately to develop a new 'surveillance concept'. At the same time that Danish police will be testing their terror-attack operational response in the capital, a large operation will take place in Kattegat between Denmark and Sweden.

Video Courtesy of: Faculty of Humanities, University of Copenhagen

Denmark: Copenhagen gets ready for nuclear catastrophe00:41
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Officials from the Danish National Police (Rigspolitiet) and the Danish Emergency Management Agency (Beredskabsstyrelsen) took part in a staged nuclear catastrophe and anti-terror drills in Copenhagen, Wednesday. Footage shows several helicopters in a Hollywood-style exercise, dropping off officers onto the roof of Copenhagen University.

During the exercises, officers engaged in a full-scale operation to prepare and train Danish emergency services' tactical and operational response to terrorist attacks. According to police sources, the Copenhagen Fire Brigade, rail operator DSB and civilians will also be taking a part of the training.

The purpose of the drills is to test new technologies as well as to share information within different security departments and ultimately to develop a new 'surveillance concept'. At the same time that Danish police will be testing their terror-attack operational response in the capital, a large operation will take place in Kattegat between Denmark and Sweden.

Video Courtesy of: Faculty of Humanities, University of Copenhagen

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