NYPD May Use .50-Caliber Rifles As Part Of Anti-Terror CapabilitiesIt’s extreme security, for an extreme situation. Police Commissioner Ray Kelly may have been referring to the massive .50-caliber rifle when he spoke of the NYPD’s ability to take down an aircraft. It’s a weapon that can do the job.
Mayor Bloomberg Weighs In On Ray Kelly's NYPD Security RevelationsMayor Michael Bloomberg confirmed Ray Kelly’s claims that the NYPD has the capability to take down a plane, but was not ready to say having that capability could have prevented the terrorist attacks on 9/11.
NY Comptroller: MTA Anti-Terror Projects Over BudgetComptroller Thomas DiNapoli said overall costs for anti-terror projects have risen 44 percent. They include reinforcing bridges, tunnels and stations and electronic surveillance and fire ventilation projects.