Hamburg police officers have been given £3.9 million worth of new anti-terrorist protective equipment
Officers have been kitted out in new body armour which is capable of withstanding an AK-47 assault rifle
The BFE arrest unit has also been given a heavily-armoured patrol vehicle called the Survivor One
As well as body armour and anti-ballistic helmets, Hamburg has also purchased some 280 assault rifles
Hamburg has spent £3.9 million equipping its anti terror officers with new equipment over fears of jihadi-style attacks.
Officers from the BFE arrest unit displayed their new Haenel assault rifles and heavy-duty ballistic protection helmets and body armour at a special press conference in the city.
The city has also purchased the Survivor 1 armoured personnel carrier for anti-terror police operations.
Hamburg city fathers have spent £3.9 million providing new equipment for their anti-terrorist police officers
Officers have been equipped with new Haenel assault rifles and heavy-duty body armour and helmets for added protection
The officers will be transported in new Survivor 1 vehicles which can cope with chemical or biological attack
The SK4-rated ballistic protection is capable of stopping a round fired from an AK-47 assault rifle.
The Survivor One can deal with chemical, nuclear and biological warfare agents., protecting the officers inside from exposure.
Some 70 officers are to be supplied with the additional body armour and helmets to protect them in the case of an attack.