posted on Nov, 23 2010 @ 12:49 AM
Regardless if the threat is actual or not the US Secret Service's protocol is to have the WH locked down within seconds after the order to scramble
jets was given. Make no mistake about this and most definately have zero illusion that if any suspicious aircraft entres the vicinity of the capitel
this is done before the threat becomes actual.
Personally, I wouldn't expect too much more info about this event to be released while the FAA, Secret Service and The Pentagon investigates this to
find out what's good and all 3 do not nessecarily have to make the findings public as typically that is shared internally and not really meant for
public view so that The USSS cannot be second guessed or judged for doing what it's executive charter clearly allows them to do.
Let's all just be thankful that this wasn't an actual incursion or attack.
The prhysical appearance of a Stage V locked down WH would look like is as follows :
1. All tours, visitors and deliveries automatically get cancelled.
2. No traffic along the 4 streets that border the property and is blocked off 2 blocks in every direction of the property.
3. (If nessecary) the immediate evacuation of the property!
4. The Motorcade parked in a garage underneath the WH is immediately loaded with POTUS and his family and are whisked away from the property not using
any public road.
Between 2001 - 2009 the authourity to shoot down a hostile or questionable aircraft in the vicinity of the capital was with the Office of the Vice
President but has since been retransferred back to the Joint Chiefs of Staff so only the Joint Chiefs can order the shootdown of any civilian plane
who is either non responsive to hails or is ignoring hails. As long as you do whatever the order being given over your radio while not speaking on the
radio tells them that you are following instructions.
Beyond that I really cannot get into anything else further as I'm tettering on violating certain national security protocols just trust that we do
have scenarios designed and written for just about every situation and the Govt trains 24/7/365 to make damn sure that these policies go off without a
hitch or incident,
edit on 23-11-2010 by TheImmaculateD1 because: (no reason given)