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Missiles Installed on Apartment Buildings to Protect FIFA’s World Cup, 200,000 Troops Deployed

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posted on Jun, 13 2014 @ 01:17 AM
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Today people of Rio de Janeiro, residing in the area of the Maracanã World Cup stadium, woke up to find out that missiles have been placed on the roofs of their bloc of flats. Not just missiles, but actual military bases have been set up over night on their homes. The Navy of Brazil are “positioning airspace surveillance and air defense equipment” on the terrace of a building with 15 floors and 90 apartments in Tijuca north of Rio, 600 meters from the Maracanã. They want to “defend the anti-aircraft Maracana.” Residents of the building Chateau Grenoble have noticed army soldiers on their roof. Retired economist Almir Gomes Cardoso, 72, says he was shocked to see the marines on the roof. “They (the military) confirmed that they will...

Missiles Installed on Apartment Buildings to Protect FIFA’s World Cup, 200,000 Troops Deployed

Ok, I know its Brazil and all, but I have a few questions on the subject.

1. Since when did FIFA get their own military?
2. Is this type of paramilitarized police force necessary for a friggin Soccer Game?
3. What are the nationalities of these troops?
4. Why and what are the reasons for the missles on the roofs of the buildings?
5. How many people think that the military is not going to just start messing with favela residents because they can?

I find this deplorable and very much overkill. It sets a bad precedent and this isn't even the Olympics yet.




posted on Jun, 13 2014 @ 01:20 AM
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So if there is a soccer riot, they're going to bomb them? Will the side that gets bombed depend on the commander's favorite team?



posted on Jun, 13 2014 @ 01:29 AM
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I missed where it said fifa police, I do see that it says the Brazil military and police but still pretty crazy.
The pictures in there hit home too, especially with the kid crying with a football on the plate.



posted on Jun, 13 2014 @ 01:29 AM
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originally posted by: smithjustinb
Will the side that gets bombed depend on the commander's favorite team?


Coin toss...



posted on Jun, 13 2014 @ 01:30 AM
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Looks like the winning team is the terrorists. the whole planet appears paranoid.



posted on Jun, 13 2014 @ 01:34 AM
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I'm sure everyone with a brain could see brazil being a TERRIBLE PLACE to host the world cup. Any country that is featured, weekly, on liveleak is a powder keg. Soon enough in addition to the Ukraine & Syria channel we'll be seeing a Brazil one added. SOOOO MUCH violence over there that it makes our tragic America look like Norway or Iceland..

Oh well, stupid committies and their bad ideas go hand in hand. What's next, Olympic games in ISIS controlled Iraq? Wew sign me up



posted on Jun, 13 2014 @ 02:19 AM
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Well... two thumbs up and props to Brazil for planning on ridding our world of the 2nd most worthless sport after curling. I hope they blast all of those soccer players to bits.. no collateral damage... just the soccer player.. (sarcasm.. kind of..)



posted on Jun, 13 2014 @ 02:36 AM
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We had them on top of high rise flats (apartment blocks) in London for the Olympics in 2012, loads of troops etc, etc.



The growing security force is being estimated at anything between 24,000 and 49,000 in total. Such is the secrecy that no one seems to know for sure.

During the Games an aircraft carrier will dock on the Thames. Surface-to-air missile systems will scan the skies. Unmanned drones, thankfully without lethal missiles, will loiter above the gleaming stadiums and opening and closing ceremonies. RAF Typhoon Eurofighters will fly from RAF Northolt. A thousand armed US diplomatic and FBI agents and 55 dog teams will patrol an Olympic zone partitioned off from the wider city by an 11-mile, £80m, 5,000-volt electric fence.


Welcome to Lockdown London

Nothing new.

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posted on Jun, 13 2014 @ 02:52 AM
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Please stop calling a game you play with you're feet soccer it's called football

Only Americans would call a game played with hands football

Back on topic it's nothing new London had the same for the Olympics



posted on Jun, 13 2014 @ 03:12 AM
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originally posted by: ArchPlayer


1. Since when did FIFA get their own military?
2. Is this type of paramilitarized police force necessary for a friggin Soccer Game?
3. What are the nationalities of these troops?
4. Why and what are the reasons for the missles on the roofs of the buildings?
5. How many people think that the military is not going to just start messing with favela residents because they can?

I find this deplorable and very much overkill. It sets a bad precedent and this isn't even the Olympics yet.


Because it is standard procedures for scores of international events around the world. No nation wants to be caught napping since events on 9/11. Think of the coup terrorists would get if they flew an airliner into a packed stadium that was televising live football? That is the reason for a layered defence system. Think about it yourself if you were in charge of security? Would you take the risk? You have the assets so why not deploy them the same as other nations do when providing security for such events. Every nation hosting the World Cup will also deploy a layered air defence network to provide security. Brazil is doing nothing that other nations wouldn't do.

As for the rooftop missiles, it will be part of the layered air defence system to cover certain stadiums. For example the UK set up Starstreak short range ground to air missile systems on London roof tops to cover the approaches to the stadium. Again a layered defence that includes Quick Reaction Alert fighter jets, medium and then short range missiles to cover all scenarios. Qatar will be no different. Again, put yourself in the minds of the planners? The risk is small but why allow terrorists to have an open window of opportunity to pull off what would be in their eyes a "spectacular" by using aircraft to fly into a packed stadium?

www.army.mod.uk...

Air defences in a layered system were also deployed by Russia, China and Greece when they hosted Olympic events. It will be no different for other nations in the future hosting the World Cup .



posted on Jun, 13 2014 @ 03:21 AM
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Wherever these global type 'games' go, the militarization is sure to follow



posted on Jun, 13 2014 @ 03:42 AM
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originally posted by: kdyam
Well... two thumbs up and props to Brazil for planning on ridding our world of the 2nd most worthless sport after curling. I hope they blast all of those soccer players to bits.. no collateral damage... just the soccer player.. (sarcasm.. kind of..)


If the U.S. was actually any good at playing the game, i bet you wouldn't be saying that.




posted on Jun, 13 2014 @ 04:18 AM
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originally posted by: Thefarmer
Please stop calling a game you play with you're feet soccer it's called football

Only Americans would call a game played with hands football

Back on topic it's nothing new London had the same for the Olympics









posted on Jun, 13 2014 @ 04:19 AM
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a reply to: ThinkYouSpeak
As bad as Brazil is, it isn't worse than Chicago on any given Tuesday (which ironically Rio beat Chiraq out for the Olympics, HA).



posted on Jun, 13 2014 @ 04:24 AM
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a reply to: tommyjo

Who makes a standing military force for an international event procedure? If it is that bad I think the best way to cope would be to cancel the event. Maybe not put so much marketing and brand emphasis on it where people feel they can go there and get special attention. I'm not just picking on soccer, I feel that way about ALL sports, especially collegiately hyped ones.

With all the technology that the UN has, and its allies you think they would be able to catch an airliner from crashing into a stadium, unless they wanted to have it crash to provoke some more fear and doom porn. I'm just saying, if the tech is out there to detect an asteroid far far away in space I think they could get hold of a plane. Oops, maybe not. (Looking at you Malaysia).

I have not heard of American sporting events having this type of missile air defence system on rooftops. Especially in 96 Atl Olympics.

I think this sets a bad precedent. Countries of the world cannot expect to mind drone their citizens with Gladiator Games and then want the military out there if they misbehave. They just cannot eat cake.

Here's looking at you again Malaysia.



posted on Jun, 13 2014 @ 04:46 AM
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There have been lots of corruption from the very start and lots of public money has been funneled away and the people of Brazil are not happy because they have crumbling infrastructure and poor underfunded public health system.
There have been riots leading up to the world cup.

I think it's unfair that a country so much in debt should be allowed to host such a huge tournament using public money while Fifa make an absolute fortune selling TV rights to the world. It's a scam and rightly the people of Brazil are revolting against it. Fifa make 1,200,000,000 each year.

And like the 2012 Olympics, even though the whole country pay for the cost of the events, only the cities that host an event make any money which for the Olympics meant a lot of money for London and none for anywhere else.

Here's a portion of a new article which explains the unrest.

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But the spectre of social unrest and transport chaos looms large.

A wage strike by Sao Paulo subway workers last week brought the city to a standstill, and led to riot police firing teargas to break up protesters before the walkout was suspended on Monday.

Union leaders have threatened to resume the strike during the tournament if their demands are not met. Yesterday, subway workers in Rio de Janeiro, which hosts seven games including the final, threatened similar action.

Authorities worry about a repeat of nationwide protests around the FIFA Confederations Cup last year.

The estimated US$11 billion Brazil is spending on the World Cup tournament has angered many in a country with chronically under-funded health and public services and violent crime.

The rapid spread of last year's protests caught Brazilian authorities off-guard, and a massive security blanket will be draped across the World Cup in an effort to avoid a repeat of the clashes.



posted on Jun, 13 2014 @ 05:18 AM
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originally posted by: ArchPlayer


Today people of Rio de Janeiro, residing in the area of the Maracanã World Cup stadium, woke up to find out that missiles have been placed on the roofs of their bloc of flats. Not just missiles, but actual military bases have been set up over night on their homes. The Navy of Brazil are “positioning airspace surveillance and air defense equipment” on the terrace of a building with 15 floors and 90 apartments in Tijuca north of Rio, 600 meters from the Maracanã. They want to “defend the anti-aircraft Maracana.” Residents of the building Chateau Grenoble have noticed army soldiers on their roof. Retired economist Almir Gomes Cardoso, 72, says he was shocked to see the marines on the roof. “They (the military) confirmed that they will...

Missiles Installed on Apartment Buildings to Protect FIFA’s World Cup, 200,000 Troops Deployed

Ok, I know its Brazil and all, but I have a few questions on the subject.

1. Since when did FIFA get their own military?
2. Is this type of paramilitarized police force necessary for a friggin Soccer Game?
3. What are the nationalities of these troops?
4. Why and what are the reasons for the missles on the roofs of the buildings?
5. How many people think that the military is not going to just start messing with favela residents because they can?

I find this deplorable and very much overkill. It sets a bad precedent and this isn't even the Olympics yet.


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posted on Jun, 13 2014 @ 05:48 AM
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a reply to: ArchPlayer

My bro and I were talking to a girl from Brazil on skype (stranger likes to talk to english people to help her learn english). And while we were talking she was like the riots are bad outside now and we thought she meant in the city, but she meant outside the window right at the moment we were talking their were clashes in the background.



posted on Jun, 13 2014 @ 05:53 AM
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Whats the issue?

London had missile sites put up and destroyers positioned off the coasts for the Olympics. I dont see the problem with being over prepared especially in a country with such extreme cartels and militia around.



posted on Jun, 13 2014 @ 02:09 PM
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a reply to: Biigs

yeah, what's the big deal everyone?
it's all about games!
we're all just having some fun, remember
(gosh you people are cynical)

no problem with J-Lo singing about "sacrificing a million lives" at the opening ceremony either

back to sleep folks



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