A six foot
Controlled by an operative with a laptop, and clad in camouflage trousers, the snake exhibits an impressive ability to become rigid and erect itself as required in order to gain access to otherwise impenetrable areas.
According to AP, the snake is also potentially able to explode on reaching a suitable target, after which it isn’t good for much any more. (That’s a relief then!)
Known by the code name – “The right honourable the Baron Mandelson of Foy in the county of Herefordshire and Hartlepool in the county of Durham, First Secretary of State and and Lord President of the Privy Council and Secretary of State for Business and Secretary of State for Innovation and Skills.
H/T The Register.