click here to listen to some live drill action on the portland police scanner...
massive terror drill may hardly be noticed
from oregonian: It's T-Day. Topoff 4, the largest counterterrorism drill in the history of mankind... Despite the exercise's big-bang production values, it's unlikely most Portlanders will notice anything out of the ordinary. Topoff begins with two days of around-the-clock live action at Portland International Raceway, before eventually moving to paper exercises inside area board rooms. But we're talking about protecting the homeland here. And there's not much time before the mock bomb goes off.
capt. eric may & topoff4
from kboo: The world's largest counter-terror exercise is centered next week in Guam, Arizona, and...Portland? As thousands of armed government agents descend on PDX, can we be sure no "false flag" event will ensue? download the 17m interview from oct10,2007 (16mb MP3)
terror drill 'topoff 4' will also test red cross
from katu: Local emergency responders are doing their best to prepare for the worst Tuesday as they take part in the largest terrorism exercise in U.S. history. The "TOPOFF 4" exercise is two years in the making and involves the cities of Phoenix, Portland, and the U.S. territory of Guam. The largest part of the drill is taking place in Portland.