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Straub, the public safety director, said he’s confident the city is prepared and notes that Indianapolis hosts major events “pretty regularly.”

Special teams from the Department of Energy will sweep Lucas Oil Stadium and the surrounding area for nuclear terror threats, and a new $18 million high-tech communications center that opened in time for the lead-up to the game will tie it all together.

”We’re using more technology, and state of the art technology, than has been used in any Super Bowl before this one,” Straub said.