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The Ultimate Weapon of Mass Destruction: "Owning the Weather" for Military Use

"Owning the Weather": Towards the Expanded Final Stage

The HAARP antenna array and transmitters were slated to be built in several distinct phases.

See http://www.haarp.alaska.edu/haarp/fdp.html

During the Clinton administration, the "Filled Developmental Prototype" (FDP), namely a system composed of an array of 48 active antenna elements with connected wireless transmitters, was installed and completed at the HAARP facility in 1994. (See Figure 1 below) Under the initial Developmental Prototype (DP), only 18 of the 48 transmitters were connected.

Bernard Eastlund in a 1997 interview described this antenna array in its Filled DP stage as the "the largest ionospheric heater ever built".

This system of 48 antennas, however, while fully operational, was not according to Eastlund, powerful enough (in 1997) "to bring the ideas in his patents to fruition". "But they're getting up there", he said.

"This is a very powerful device. Especially if they go to the expanded stage." (quoted in Scott Gilbert, op cit, see also http://www.emagazine.com/january-february_1997/0197currhaarp.html).

This 'final expanded stage' envisioned by Eastlund, which will provide maximum capability to manipulate the World's weather patterns, has now been reached.

Under the Bush administration, the main partner of Raytheon (which owns the patents) in the construction and development stage of the HAARP antenna array, is British Aerospace Systems (BAES), which had been involved in the initial installation of the antenna array in the early 1990s.

The multimillion dollar contract was granted by The Office of Naval Research to BAES in 2003, through its US subsidiary BAE Systems Advanced Technologies Inc. The contract was signed barely two months before the Anglo-American invasion of Iraq.

Using Raytheon's technology, BAES was to develop the HAARP Ionospheric Research Instrument (IRI) to its maximum capabilities of "Full size or final IRI (FIRI)".

In April 2003, BAE Systems Advanced Technologies outsourced the production and installation of the antennas to Phazar Corp, a company specializing in advanced wireless antennas for military use. (Phazar owns Antenna Products Corporation of Mineral Wells, Texas ). Phazar was entrusted with producing and installing 132 crossed dipole antennas items for the HAARP facility. See article at antennaproducts.com (.pdf)

A year later, in April 2004, the final phase in the expansion of the HAARP facility was launched. (Dept of Defense, 19 April 2004). This phase consisted in equipping all the 180 antennas with high frequency transmitters. BAE Systems was awarded another lucrative contract, this time for $35 million.

In July 2004, Phazar had delivered and installed the 132 crossed dipole antennas including the antenna support structures and ground screen items at the HAARP facility, bringing the number of antennas from 48 under the FDP stage to 180. (see Table 2).

Table 2: Comparison of IRI Phases

 

DP

FDP

LIRI

FIRI

Number of Active Antenna Elements

18

48

108

180

Total Transfer Power

360

960

2160

3600

Maximum Antenna Gain (dB)

19

24

29

31

Max Effective Radiated Pwr (dBW)

74

84

92

96

Min Antenna Pattern Width (degrees)

 

9

8

5

Frequency Range

2.8 to 10 MHz

Modulation Types

CW/AM/FM/PM

Meanwhile, BAE Systems had contracted with Jersey based defense electronics firm DRS Technologies, Inc. in an $11.5 million outsourcing arrangement, the production and installation of the high-frequency (HF) radio transmitters for the HAARP antenna array. See DRS press release. (and Business Wire, 15 June 2004). DRS specializes in a variety of leading edge products for the U.S. military and intelligence agencies. About DRS

Under its contract with BAE Systems Information and Electronic Warfare Systems in Washington, D.C., DRS is to manufacture and install "more than 60 Model D616G 10-Kilowatt Dual Transmitters" to be used with the HAARP system of antennas. (It is unclear from the company statements whether all the 180 antennas will be equipped with a transmitter, bringing the system up to full IRI capabilities).

Deliveries and installation are to be completed by July 2006. While HAARP is described as a "research project", the production of the transmitters was entrusted to DRS' C41 "Command, Control, Communications, Computers and Intelligence (C4I) Group".


The diagram and images below describe the HAARP Alaska Facility in 1997

Fig. 1 Diagram HAARP Array

Figure 1: The Array of 48 Antenna Elements with the Transmitter Shelters (FDP stage)
The 48 antenna array is supported by transmitter shelters, each of which contains 6 transmitter cabinets. (See image of shelter below) Each cabinet contains two transmitters. (image of cabinet below) The newly installed 132 dipole antennas supplied by Phazar vastly increase the size of the HAARP Alaska facility; the new transmitters are supplied and installed by DRS.


HAARP Facility - Alaska

Image 1: Aerial Photo of the HAARP Alaska Site

Looking east of the HAARP Ionospheric Research Facility which is currently under development at a site 8 miles north of Gakona, Alaska. Source.


Image 2: HAARP Antenna Array

Consists of 48 antenna elements arranged as 8 rows by 6 columns. Construction of the initial prototype array was completed in November 1994 and several improvements to the antenna have been made since that time. Source.

HAARP Antenna Array

HAARP Transmitter Shelter

Image 3: HAARP Transmitter Shelter

Source


Image 4: Inside the Transmitter Shelter

Transmitter shelter containing six transmitter cabinets.

Each cabinet contains two transmitters.

Source

HAARP Transmitter Shelter Interior

HAARP Transmitters

Image 5: Two Transmitters making up a Transmitter Cabinet

Source

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Source:
Centre for Research on Globalization (CRG) at www.globalresearch.ca
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© Copyright MICHEL CHOSSUDOVSKY AND THE CRG 2004.


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