#London2012 #Olympics security plans – an annotated graphic

With the world and his wife poised to descend on England’s green and pleasant – if undeniably compact and bijou – land for the upcoming Olympic knees-up, it’s going to take more than a few extra bobbies on the beat to police proceedings.

Accordingly, Britain is preparing to mount its biggest-ever peacetime security operation for the duration of the games, involving thousands of police officers, backed up – somewhat impressively, you have to say – by the military and myriad warships, fighter jets and surface-to-air missiles. Take that, Olympic games spoiler types!

Click on the graphic for an expanded view.

You might also enjoy this compendium page of E&T’s Olympics 2012 coverage so far, with exclusive news and features, which will be further updated dynamically as new content is published.

Massive security operation for Olympics 2012
Massive security operation for Olympics 2012
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