concertina wire


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concertina wire

n.
Barbed wire that is extended in a spiral for use as a barrier, as on a fence.

concerti′na wire`


n.
wire with razor-sharp edges or projections, placed in coils as a barrier along the tops of fences or walls.
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Army soldiers removed the concertina wire barricading entrances, allowing hordes of residents to pour in.
It's here, in the shadows of concertina wire and watchtowers staffed by armed guards, that the department is building a small RV park - where for $25 a month, officers will be able to pull up their trailers and live on-site.
At the Czech border, searchlights swept the station from imposing watchtowers, concertina wire coiled atop fences along the quay, and the scenic vistas of the Noric Alps southwest of Vienna abruptly gave way to the flat chiaroscuro of communist Eastern Europe.
In old town OF Srinagar security forces laid concertina wire and barricades on the roads to restrict movement.
The T-walls, bunkers, sandbags, concertina wire, guard towers, flood lights, gates, and tactical vehicle parking have faded into normalcy.
Caption: OPPOSITE PAGE: American soldiers string concertina wire atop a Hesco barrier in Afghanistan, in an effort to reinforce a checkpoint in Kandahar.
A federal spokesman for the site later told The News Sentinel that the government spent $15 million in direct costs following the breach, largely on "modifications to the PIDAS (perimeter intrusion, detection and assessment system), with the installation of additional concertina wire and animal fencing, physical security upgrades -- such as additional sensors and cameras -- and additional personnel and miscellaneous costs.
Flaps can get caught up in brush, concertina wire and the vehicle's rear wheels.
Ambassadors, along with other diplomats, cannot function when surrounded by not just marines and local security forces but also by traffic barriers, blast walls and concertina wire.
The dog weaved through garbage-laced concertina wire, vanished into the brush.
But the locked, 12-foot-high chain link fence, topped with concertina wire, gave a strong hint.
removed sign posts of a minefield as well as concertina wire which was laid by the Israeli army three days ago, and placed two Lebanese flags next to the Israeli technical fence," UNIFIL deputy spokesman Andrea Tenenti said.