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HAARP facility shuts down and will be dismantled‏

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posted on Jun, 16 2014 @ 05:44 AM
HAARP shutting down is not new, and DARPA using it is not new as this has been known since July of 2013.

The High Frequency Active Auroral Research Program (HAARP) — a subject of fascination for many hams and the target of conspiracy theorists and anti-government activists — has closed down. HAARP’s program manager, Dr James Keeney at Kirtland Air Force Base in New Mexico, told ARRL that the sprawling 35-acre ionospheric research facility in remote Gakona, Alaska, has been shuttered since early May.

“Currently the site is abandoned,” he said. “It comes down to money. We don’t have any.” Keeney said no one is on site, access roads are blocked, buildings are chained and the power turned off. HAARP’s website through the University of Alaska no longer is available; Keeney said the program can’t afford to pay for the service. “Everything is in secure mode,” he said, adding that it will stay that way at least for another 4 to 6 weeks. In the meantime a new prime contractor will be coming on board to run the government owned-contractor operated (GOCO) facility.

HAARP put the world on notice two years ago that it would be shutting down and did not submit a budget request for FY 15, Keeney said, “but no one paid any attention.” Now, he says, they’re complaining. “People came unglued,” Keeney said, noting that he’s already had inquiries from Congress. Universities that depended upon HAARP research grants also are upset, he said.

The only bright spot on HAARP’s horizon right now is that the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is expected on site as a client to finish up some research this fall and winter. DARPA has nearly $8.8 million in its FY 14 budget plan to research “physical aspects of natural phenomena such as magnetospheric sub-storms, fire, lightning and geo-physical phenomena.”

The proximate cause of HAARP’s early May shutdown was less fiscal than environmental, Keeney said. As he explained it, the diesel generators on site no longer pass Clean Air Act muster. Repairing them to meet EPA standards will run $800,000. Beyond that, he said, it costs $300,000 a month just to keep the facility open and $500,000 to run it at full capacity for 10 days.

And you can even rent it out for the right price...

posted on Jun, 16 2014 @ 05:50 AM
a reply to: sarahlm

I have my doubts.. It will probably go dark and reboot when the time is right. If any of the stories are true this is a too valueable weapon to shut down. Therefore it will probably contribute to a disaster somewhere in the world and because of shutted down not to be traced back to that HAAARP site.

posted on Jun, 16 2014 @ 05:59 AM
a reply to: zatara

The statements from the people directly a part of the HAARP project have indicated they found better and alternate means of doing the same things HAARP had been designed to accomplish.

They're also parting out the facility on the world market to other universities or governments we're good selling the items to, depending on what it is, and how much it can fetch. So, before long, it'll be an empty shell even if the buildings and fence remain.

posted on Jun, 16 2014 @ 07:41 AM
That is exactly what I find awesome.... The things are more amazing than we can imagine...

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