Archived posts with tag ‘engineers’

Danger Room: Mexican Cartels Enslave Engineers to Build Radio Network

by ROBERT BECKHUSEN The Mexican military is trying to dismantle an extensive network of radio antennas built and operated by the notorious Zeta drug cartel. But the authorities haven’t had much luck shutting Radio Zeta down. Not only is much of the equipment super-easy to replace. But the cartel has also apparently found some unwilling [...]

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Japanese Engineers as Soft-Power Envoys

From Daily Yomiuri comes this article about the Japanese Ground Self Defense Forces engineers, from their post-war establishment to their current mission in Haiti. Currently 170 engineers serve in Haiti out of a total SDF complement of 350, operating bulldozers and pneumatic shovels to remove earthquake rubble from stricken areas.

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