Did you know that the Presidential limousine travels with two pints of the POTUS’s blood type?
Over the years, the Secret Service has had to do the grim math of what procedures to have in place should there be an attack on the Presidential motorcade. This has led to a fascinating array of offensive capabilities, defensive countermeasures and tactical plans. The crazy logistics–which can get the President from the door of the White House to the UN building in New York City in just one hour–are staggering. First off, check out the features of the “more tank than car” Presidential limousine–and its 11 decoys:
The second video is even more interesting, and I’m a little disturbed that this information is public knowledge. This is the breakdown of the motorcade, detailing all of the specialty vehicles and their offensive/defensive roles, then goes into the Presidential aircraft: