Category Archives: Albuquerque

Nukes in the Duke City: The Nuclear Weapons Bunker in Albuquerque

Introduction In 2017, with the era of Trump as US president, and increased military world tensions, there is growing fear of the possible use of nuclear weapons. One pariah state, North Korea, the DPRK, is attempting to acquire nuclear weapons … Continue reading

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When an H-Bomb Dropped near Albuquerque

Albuquerque has long had a nuclear legacy. One part of it was the time when a hydrogen bomb was accidentally dropped in Albuquerque. It is no surprise since Kirtland Air Force Base hosted the world’s first assembly plant for the … Continue reading

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Facebook in Los Lunas

Facebook recently announced that they will build a new data center in Los Lunas, New Mexico, just outside of Albuquerque. They beat out West Jordan, Utah as a competitor by offering better incentives. Nearly every power broker in New Mexico … Continue reading

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Campaign Contribution from the UNM Board of Regents to Gov. Susana Martinez

I have recently wrote about previous research I have done on the UNM Board of Regents, their backgrounds, and their campaign contributions to the Governor of New Mexico, who ultimately nominates them for the positions governing higher education institutions in … Continue reading

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Sandia Labs and UNM Collaborate in Recruitment and Research

Press release, from https://share.sandia.gov/news/resources/news_releases/unm_mou/#.VnSjNk_uNKg Sandia Labs News Releases July 13, 2015 Sandia, UNM ink pact to promote research, recruiting ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The nation’s largest national laboratory and New Mexico’s flagship university on Monday expanded their commitment to work together … Continue reading

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Honeywell, Albuquerque, and Future Combat Systems

One of the many defense contractors who have their operations in New Mexico is Honeywell. They have their Defense and Electronics Systems facility located in Albuquerque. Starting in 2004 they received a contract for the Army’s Future Combat Systems. Honeywell … Continue reading

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Recent news on lasers

The Air Force once canceled an Airborne Laser program that was mostly run out of Kirtland Air Force Base via the Directed Energy Directorate. But it seems they are getting back in the market for laser weapons: From Defensetech.org:  Contracts … Continue reading

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