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"No-notice" or mysterious NLE 2010

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posted on Apr, 2 2010 @ 10:26 AM
National Level Exercise (NLE) is officially defined to check the preparedness of federal and local authorities in the event of natural or man made emergencies. NLE comprises of various scenarios enacted in mock drills and usually several officials participate in such drills. The scenario for NLE 2010 initially included a simulation of nuclear explosion in Vegas. However, on the request of local authorities, the Obama administration canceled Vegas as the host city for the drill.

Visitors authority urges officials to call off mock nuclear blast

The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority is urging federal homeland security officials to scrap plans to simulate a nuclear explosion in Las Vegas next May.

FEMA has been planning its 2010 “national level exercise” since last year. The simulation, which is designed to test the capabilities of first responders to catastrophic events, involves the response to a mock nuclear blast in Clark County.

'Terrorist attack' on Las Vegas canceled: Politics over preparedness?

Against that practical and political backdrop, the Obama administration scratched Vegas as the National Level Exercise host city late last year. That leaves the NLE 2010, which involves 10,000 responders, still on the calendar but without a practice field: DHS has yet to publicly announce the city – or even the scenario – it plans to use in mid-May. (It usually takes upward of a year to plan an NLE exercise.)

But the president's supporters, including those deep inside the nation's emergency preparedness ranks, say the Obama White House may be shifting away from large-scale "open book" tests, practiced during President Bush's tenure, and toward "no-notice," or secretly planned, tests that thrust emergency managers into unexpected, sink-or-swim scenarios.

So the article primarily says that NLE 2010 is very much shrouded in secrecy, with little or no public information about the scenario or the city for the drills.

If we try to search for any information or schedule for the NLE 2010 exercise on the internet, very few links show up. Following is one of the very few "official" links that talks about NLE 2010:

Office of Intelligence, Security and Emergency Response

Major Projects:
Key Exercises and Events for 2010:

  • National Level Seminar II: April 7, 2010; Recovery from an Improvised Nuclear Device – IND – Attack

  • Tier II Support to Exercise Liberty RadEX (EPA): April 26-30, 2010; Recovery from an Radiological Dispersal Device – RDD – in Philadelphia, PA

  • Principal Level Exercise 2-10; April 22, 2010; Response to an Improvised Nuclear Device - IND

  • Principal Level Exercise 3-10: June 17, 2010; Recovery from an Improvised Nuclear Device-IND- Attack

  • National Level Exercise 1-10 and Eagle Horizon 10; May 17-21, 2010: Improvised Nuclear Device-IND and Continuity deployment exercise

Finally, I stumbled upon this: Press Releases

During NLE 2010, the Ogilvy PR team will develop and implement simulated media responses to the exercise “disasters” that mimic the intensity of media coverage during disaster situations and stress the abilities of top officials’ and public information officers’ to communicate effectively with the public.

I believe the statements quoted above does sound a bit similar to the following:
Hoax broadcast causes panic in Georgia

[edit on 2-4-2010 by order in chaos]

posted on Apr, 7 2010 @ 10:40 PM
Please delete wrong post

[edit on 7-4-2010 by order in chaos]

posted on Apr, 7 2010 @ 10:57 PM
Hmmm... very false flagey sounding.

Bumping because... just because.

Some people on ATS suggest that it is our digging that 'cancels' planned false flag attacks.

So star flag and bump.

posted on Apr, 7 2010 @ 11:46 PM
Yep, star and flag and bump here too. This sort of thing, with its chaotic melange of secrecy and openness just screams trickery.

posted on Apr, 8 2010 @ 02:48 AM
Thanks, Actually I created this thread some time back but initially there were only couple of stars and flags but no discussion or comments as such (Hmm.. Now that would be some conspiracy
). Anyways I felt a sense of Deja Vu when I read the statement released by the official PR agency and I will quote that statement again :
National Level Exercise 2010

During NLE 2010, the Ogilvy PR team will develop and implement simulated media responses to the exercise “disasters” that mimic the intensity of media coverage during disaster situations and stress the abilities of top officials’ and public information officers’ to communicate effectively with the public. The team will also play a critical role in helping FEMA manage real-world media coverage of NLE 2010 and ensure Federal and State officials, Members of Congress and international observers gain a better understanding of the exercise through a live and in-person observer program.

Now I agree that this might be a "standard operating procedure" of sorts but when I try to correlate the above statements with the broadcast hoax in Georgia about Russian invasion, things do look eerily similar.

posted on Apr, 8 2010 @ 08:57 AM
I've been interested in Operation Eagle Horizon too.

It's interesting what you mention about the PR team. It's very reminiscent of the Coral Cross CDC funded game to simulate a pandemic situation.

In order to open a dialogue about Hawaii’s pandemic preparedness and allocation priorities, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is funding an alternate reality game starting in mid-May at As part of a larger public engagement initiative that includes community meetings and a live TV panel, the Hawaii State Department of Heath has contracted with the Hawaii Research Center for Future Studies to produce Coral Cross, a “playable scenario” on the island of Oahu. According to Judy Kern at the Communications Office of the Hawaii State Department of Health, the goal of the ARG is to “help encourage public dialogue and elicit input for decision-makers on Hawaii’s pandemic priorities.”

What's interesting is that they were filming "fake" stuff for this game on the very day that the swine flu story took off from Mexico! They even joke about what a "coincidence" it was!

posted on Apr, 8 2010 @ 09:14 AM
Thanks for the "heads up"!

I shall remain...On the Edge!

posted on Apr, 17 2010 @ 10:25 PM
Out of curiosity, I was perusing the internet to look for any new public information about the Eagle Horizon 2010 exercise. Unfortunately, even a google search leads to only one or two non official web sites that has some information about this upcoming (or ongoing) exercise.

Adding to the list of dots is the fact that Obama called the biggest convention of world leaders (47 countries) since the end of world war 2 for nuclear security summit. And the single most important agenda of this summit was to discuss the danger of nuclear weapons falling in the hands of extremists like AQ.

posted on Apr, 17 2010 @ 10:40 PM
I found the links of one of the subcontractors for this NLE 2010 exercise and there was some information about the approximate location of this exercise:

L-3 GS&ES Awarded National Level Exercise (NLE) 2010 Contract by FEMA

Under the task order, L-3 GS&ES will support the FEMA National Exercise Program and NLE2010 exercise life cycle in the National Capital Region and FEMA Region IX. NLE2010 will involve Federal Departments and Agencies, selected international governments, and selected states in FEMA Regions VIII and IX

posted on Apr, 19 2010 @ 08:57 AM
Without knowing the cities involved and or knowing the NLE 10 planning efforts, this whole hide the pig routine is a distraction from anyone knowing that we are training for nuclear explosions. Should one of those cities training for such a nuclear incident actually have a detonation, it would focus attention on the US government and that fact that the federal government was already training for something they probably suspected from the beginning.

Hiding the efforts of NLE 10 is just a means to keep the public uninformed about something that has the potential to occur. If it does occur, many will begin asking how the federal government could have been training for a scenario that actually happens while you are training for it. This would be too easy to conclude that the government was involved.

By keeping the NLE 10 as quiet as possible, keeps the ability to sell the lie if and when one of the cities being trained in actually blows up.

Thanks for the posting.

posted on May, 2 2010 @ 01:57 AM
Bump for the midnight scare tactics that occurred in New York. Once again, it is quite apparent that terror drills and the scare tactics go hand in hand.

posted on May, 7 2010 @ 12:39 AM
Bump for yesterday's Wall Street 10-minute "financial false flag". No one knows whether yesterday's high frequency sell off is a part of the bigger picture. What if the TPTB has some "insider" knowledge of any upcoming events and are accordingly making a quick exit out of the markets?

posted on May, 7 2010 @ 01:03 AM
Why would anyone think that this is a good idea. You'd essentially commit political suicide.

posted on May, 7 2010 @ 01:05 AM
Seems like this would be a good drill to perform. Maybe we should have a worldwide drill. Any takers on organizing?

posted on May, 13 2010 @ 09:44 PM

Following is a snippet from the above link:

National Level Exercise 1-10 and Eagle Horizon 10; May 17-21, 2010: Improvised Nuclear Device-IND and Continuity deployment exercise

Apparently, the most crucial part of the NLE10 drill is likely to be underway in a few days from now.

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