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Notes on the Rise of Remotely-Sensed War

The United States government has engaged in sustained military engagement with “non-state actors” or trans-national armed groups over the past fifteen years.  The fight against these unnamed armies less able to be tied to nations hasn’t been easily able to be mapped, or clearly conceived in clear geospatial terms–or limited to a single theater of operations.   1,807 more words

Al Qaeda



The NRO – NATIONAL RECONNAISSANCE OFFICE is seriously screwed up! Here – in the above photo, they are launching one of their “newest” technological marvels into space which has such advanced spying capabilities – that most people could not even fathom them! 321 more words

Atlas V launch successful

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (AFNS) — The United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket carrying a National Reconnaissance Office payload was successfully launched Dec. 12, from Space Launch Complex-3, here. 398 more words

Space Exploration

Rocket Carrying Spy Satellite Successfully Launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base

A rocket carrying a national defense satellite was launched Friday from Vandenberg Air Force Base.

At 7:19 p.m., the Atlas V rocket blasted from the military base just north of Santa Barbara, according to the United Launch Alliance, which built the rocket system. 54 more words

Local News

Vandenberg Launch of Powerful Atlas V Rocket Carrying Spy Satellite Scrubbed

The oncoming storm prompted a delay in the planned launch Thursday of a powerful rocket carrying a mysterious U.S. spy satellite from Vandenberg Air Force Base. 350 more words

Local News

Starting the Day with National Defense

A bright and hot early morning saw Sam and I watching the launch of a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket carrying a classified payload – spy satellite in street lingo – for the National Reconnaissance Office from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. 99 more words

Cape Canaveral Air Force Station

Air Force Launches Top-Secret Satellite Into Space

CAPE CANAVERAL (CBSMiami/AP) — The Air Force launched a top-secret satellite into space Thursday, May 22nd.

The unmanned Atlas V rocket blasted off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, soaring through a clear morning sky. 152 more words