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Pentagon bizarro-tech chiefs have issued a requirement for mysterious sensor systems which would be able to peer through concrete walls to produce a complete internal picture of a building. US Forces would use such kit for "overseas urban building interior awareness".
The new plans are known as "Comprehensive Interior Reconnaissance", and come - of course - from famed off-the-wall military tech bureau DARPA, where they believe it's better to invent a head-mounted multispectral imaging device than curse the darkness. The Pentagon brainiacs note:
As overseas military and peace-keeping operations have expanded in urban environments, our adversaries have adopted asymmetric strategies such as hiding in and operating out of civilian buildings ... it is imperative that we develop technologies to allow US Forces to confidently manoeuvre within urban interiors whether above or below ground ...
Once specific buildings have been identified as deserving closer scrutiny, our forces [will] concentrate specific resources on these buildings to support tactical planning. Deployed sensors can spend more time providing detailed situational awareness of a single building, determining its floor plan, underground extent, and underground ingress and egress ...
Originally posted by News And History
DARPA is one of many occult government-controlled corporations, which works hard to get personal & public information from large & small foreign & domestic companies & privacy-advocates.
They make microchips (along with Microsoft) & high-tech weapons for death-squads along with subjects of the international-military.
All this should be achieved without any US personnel needing to get within 10m of the building, and only brief excursions inside 20m: and the machinery should have the complete building map produced within 3 days.
they believe it's better to invent a head-mounted multispectral imaging device
think that operational systems would be deployed in vehicles and aircraft, or perhaps placed near a building of interest by US personnel. The latter static jobs should be no bigger than backpack sized, and "compatible with clandestine operations".
The word occult comes from the Latin word occultus (clandestine, hidden, secret), referring to "knowledge of the hidden". In the medical sense it is used to refer to a structure or process that is hidden, e.g. an "occult bleed" may be one detected indirectly by the presence of otherwise unexplained anaemia.
Originally posted by The Godfather of Conspira
So before you go and storm a suspected terrorist cell or Insurgent stronghold you have to analyse the building, by getting dangerously close to it (within 10m) where any number of people could tip off the inhabitants to your presence, and THEN you need to wait 3 days before you can even plan out the raid?
Doesn't seem very practical.
[edit on 6/4/09 by The Godfather of Conspira]
But it's imminently practical for domestic spying, no?