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This is a simulated exercise to practice crisis response and information sharing. No real power outages will occur due to this exercise
For the first time in history the U.S. Army will host the Communist Peoples Republic of China’s Army on American soil Nov. 12-14, 2013.
But don’t worry while Chinese soldiers will have boots on the ground in Hawaii, they are only really “simulating”.
“Simulating humanitarian assistance and disaster relief to a fictional third country”.
You can’t make this stuff up when GridEx 2 is doing it for you.
GridEx 2 (there was already a GridEx 1in November of 2011) is a massive ‘emergency drill’ planned to take place across the whole of North America with thousands of utility workers, business executives, National Guard officers, FBI antiterrorism experts and officials from government agencies, in the United States, Canada and Mexico (who) are preparing for an emergency drill in November that will simulate physical attacks and cyberattacks that could take down large sections of the power grid. (New York Times, Aug. 16, 2013).
The exercise is touted
The New York Times reported on GridEx 2’s massive, Nov. 13-14 drill on August 16, but never mentioned the participation of the Peoples Republic of China’s Army.
China’s Xinhua Agencies kicked in on November 6 reporting that American and Chinese soldiers will train together in the November exercise.
“The US military Pacific Commander, Samuel Locklear, said here Tuesday that a joint humanitarian assistance and disaster relief exercise to be held this month helps improve the relationship between the United States and China.” (Xinhua Agencies, Nov. 6, 2013)
reply to post by MrSpad
I completely agree with your point. However, considering most (if not all) real threats to our security and safety would never be shared with us directly, a drill could also mean that a threat is suspected or even imminent. Something that our government has gathered intelligence on perhaps?
For example, in the case of the Boston Marathon, weren't the authorities investigating the suspects for years prior to the attack? The drill that was supposed to be conducted across from the library could have very well been in preparation for the possibility of the event that occurred that day. So, the correlation doesn't necessarily have to be malicious, but it doesn't exclude the possibility of foreshadowing events to come.
Better to err on the side of caution I would think.
reply to post by gardener
yall knows what dat means, right?
Yes...it means nothing...see you on the 14th.
Chicken little syndrome is alive and well on ats.
The paranoid,believe everything you read,mentally ill people here will never cease to amaze me.
Not saying you are mentally ill...thats for different threads.
edit on 11-11-2013 by DrumsRfun because: (no reason given)
We haven't had any good doom porn in a while, and you are making it really hard for me to get my doom porn fix with comments like that.
IRS Advises of Power Outage Ahead of Grid Ex Electricity Drill: “This service will be unavailable” - See more at: www.thedailysheeple.com... dpuf
The following message has appeared on at least 50 pages of the IRS.gov web site within the last 48 hours, though the alert is not being displayed on most areas of the site:
Planned Outage: November 9 — November 12, 2013
This service will be unavailable beginning approximately 4:00 p.m. ET on Saturday, November 9, 2013 until approximately 7:00 a.m. ET on Tuesday, November 12, 2013, due to a power outage. We apologize for any inconvenience.
- See more at: www.thedailysheeple.com... dpuf
Funny enough we're supposed to receive a glancing blow from a couple of CMEs released by our sun a few days ago on November 8th and 10th. Apparently they have to merged into a "single cannibalized cloud". Guess what day we can expect this glancing blow? That's right the 13th of November.
Minor Storm Warning
disrupt radio transmissions and cause damage to satellites and electrical transmission line facilities, resulting in potentially massive and long-lasting power outages.
The guv'mint is constantly drilling...and yet every disaster and terror attack seems to catch them with their pants down.
I HOPE there's a conspiracy; otherwise the entire system is run by fools.