Re: [coldwarcomms] National Program Office - spooks, myths, and comms
- In the mid to late 80's there was a "program office" that was included in
the eastern NAWAS roll call. They even sometimes answered.
No idea if this was the same thing.
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From: "tdrss" <tdrss@...>
Sent: Friday, July 01, 2011 3:59 PM
Subject: [coldwarcomms] National Program Office - spooks, myths, and comms
> Is there any validity to this information on the supposed "National
> Program Office" (circa 1980s)? I've seen information on it
> (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Program_Office) in a few locations,
> but I'm having a hard time believing it with the general *lack* of
> left-over hardware...
> - "satellite comm vans"
> - "meteor-burst satellite links"
> - "Military Strategic and Tactical Relay (MILSTAR - pre 1990's stripped
> down version of the satellite)"
> - "troposcatter links" (aside from Alaskan comms)
> The stuff online about this agency lists a lot of conjecture - but no
> hard/known actual hardware that was left over.
> Anyone, anything?
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