Category Archives: DARPA

Air Force Drops Airborne Laser

Latest news about an old high tech military project I covered here before (https://elloborojo.wordpress.com/2010/06/27/gunship-lasers-developed-in-new-mexico/). Now the Airborne Laser is being discontinued. However I doubt the money saved will be going into anything like feeding the poor.  Not to mention the … Continue reading

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Alibi: Active Denial System

Article from the Alibi, weekly alternative publication in Albuquerque, back in 2004.  Good information here:   http://alibi.com/feature/10398/Active-Denial-System.html Alibi, V.13 No.49 | December 2 – 8, 2004 Active Denial System The search for new hi-tech weaponry brings defense dollars to local … Continue reading

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Weapons and New Mexico, More of the Same

UPI Intelligence Watch http://www.spacewar.com/upi/2004/0909-163736-intelligencewatch.html = + = USAF gets new eye on the sky The prototype of a new U.S. Air Force surveillance radar has been successfully tested by pointing it out of the window of a Los Angeles-area office … Continue reading

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Pentagon Cyborg Insects Developed by DARPA

http://www.truthout.org/docs_2006/033108I.shtml Weaponizing the Pentagon’s Cyborg Insects: A Futuristic Nightmare That Just Might Come True By Nick Turse TomDispatch.com Sunday 30 March 2008 Biological weapons delivered by cyborg insects. It sounds like a nightmare scenario straight out of the wilder realms … Continue reading

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College Campuses Now a Hotbed for Developing Frightening New Weapons

College Campuses Now a Hotbed for Developing Frightening New Weapons By Bryan Farrell, Voices of Central Pennsylvania Posted on October 2, 2008, Printed on October 5, 2008 http://www.alternet.org/story/101020/ When it comes to replicating war, films like Saving Private Ryan or … Continue reading

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A Look at Military Research Post 9/11

Here we will explore how military research agendas changed after 9/11, in the era of the War on Terrorism.  Even before 9/11, the Bush administration was considering troop cuts to free up money for modernization. Personnel are the most expensive … Continue reading

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Partnership Between Military, Industry and Academia Pays Off

In 2000 the Office of Naval Research greated the Power Electronic Building Blocks (PEBBs) Science and Technology program.  It was touted as an example of ONR funded partnership between government, industry and academia.  By encouraging insustry “buy in” early in … Continue reading

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