You won’t have noticed the latest weapon being used to tackle terrorism

Architects now build them into the designs of most new buildings and the ‘Hostile Vehicle Mitigation’ and counter terrorism design industries are now worth more £55billion a year globally.

Bollards to stop fanatics using cars as lethal weapons have been appearing without us realising.

They can be in a range of shapes, like the sculpture in front of Arsenal’s stadium in North London.

Architects now build them into the designs of most new buildings and the ‘Hostile Vehicle Mitigation’ and counter terrorism design industries are now worth more £55billion a year globally – a figure that is expected to grow to almost £90billion by 2021.

Major Chris Hunter was in army bomb disposal for 18 years and has worked in the field of HVM for the past three years.

He said: “Terrifyingly, the carnage on Westminster Bridge isn’t the first time cars and lorries have been used as weapons against civilians. And it’s unlikely to be the last.

READ MORE: DAILY RECORD

http://www.dailyrecord.co.uk/news/uk-world-news/you-wont-noticed-latest-weapon-10088994

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