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* * * * * * * (Note: Here is an interesting by-broduct of ARCO [Atlantic Richfield Co.,] which has been getting a good deal of attention throughout Internet discussion groups. Could such a powerful project be used 'against' American citizens by proponents of a 'New World Order'? - Wol.)

Fall 1994- ARCO, Eastlund and the Roots of HAARP

By Gar Smith

All atomic and electronic technologies -- from household appliances to nuclear weapons -- radiate energetic particles. While the immediate impacts of human-caused electromagnetic pollution are generally imperceptible, the long-term consequences for the biosphere can be profound.

In 1988, OMNI magazine raised concerns about the environmental consequences of a bizarre electromagnetic invention. According to OMNI, ARCO, the US oil giant, found itself wondering what to do with the estimated 30 trillion cubic feet of natural gas that it hoped to extract from Alaska's North Slope. While this was enough energy to supply the US for a year, the gas fields were too far from any potential customers. ARCO concluded that it would be too expensive to liquefy the gas and ship it thousands of miles to urban centers. What was needed was a client that wanted access to vast amounts of energy on-site -- in the wilds of Alaska.

Bernard Eastland, an MIT and Columbia University physicist with eight years experience with the Atomic Energy Commission, came to the rescue with an extraordinary plan to use the energy "at the point of production."

Eastland, who soon became president of ARCO's Production Techno- logies International Company in Houston, proposed burning the vast Alaskan gas fields to power a huge electric generator. The resulting power would be directed into a huge antenna complex, 40 miles on a side. The antennae would be used to focus an intense beam of electro- magnetic energy into the upper atmosphere where it would collide with the ionosphere to create a phenomenon called the "mirror force." Eastland was granted a US Patent (# 4,686,605) for this invention on August 11, 1987.

"You can virtually lift part of the upper atmosphere," Eastland told OMNI, "You can make it move, do things to it." One of the tricks Eastland envisioned involved "surgically" distorting the ionosphere to disrupt global communications. Pushing the upper atmosphere around might also generate high-altitude "drag" that could heat and deflect enemy missiles or surround them with "high-energy electrons" that might cause the missiles to detonate in mid-trajectory.

The proposal appealed to the Pentagon, which invested several hundred thousand dollars "evaluating" Eastland's work. Eastland maintained that there were "peaceful" uses for his technology. In one scenario, he explained how beams of electromagnetic power could lift portions of the upper atmosphere and redirect the jetstream to alter global weather patterns. Using "plumes of atmospheric particles to act as a lens or focusing device," Eastland proposed redirecting sunlight and heat to different parts of the Earth's surface, making it possible to manipulate wind patterns, cause rainstorms in Ethiopia, drive hurricanes out of the Caribbean, incinerate airborne industrial pollution and sew up the hole in the Antarctic ozone layer.

"Because the upper atmosphere is extremely sensitive to small changes in its composition," OMNI cautioned, "merely TESTING an East- land Device could cause irreversible damage."

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* * * * * * * [More on HAARP and the Atlantic Richfield Co. -- ARCO -- Connection. - Wol.] TITLE: DOOMSDAY DEATH RAY SUBTITLE Is the U.S. Government Testing a Secret Mega-Weapon? AUTHOR: Agent X PUBLICATION: The Nose Magazine DATE: Issue #26 (March 1995) RADIO WAVES AREN'T JUST for beaming Kenny G to the masses or nuking frozen burritos anymore. If the Pentagon's Strangelovian big-brains have their way, the earth's ionosphere -- maybe our entire planet -- will never be the same. Tucked away in the backwoods of Alaska, 11 miles outside the comatose hamlet of Gakona (200 miles east of Anchorage), the U.S. Air Force/Navy High Frequency Active Auroral Research Project (HAARP) plans to "heat" the ionosphere, the uppermost layer of the atmosphere that ranges 35 to 500 miles above the surface of the earth. The ionosphere consists mainly of charged particles -- ions and free electrons. HAARP will excite these particles by injecting more than a gigawatt (one billion watts) of electromagnetic radiation into earth's atmosphere, in the form of high-frequency radio waves. The goal of this rarely mentioned project is to produce a system capable of weather control, surveillance and wholesale destruction. Our government steadfastly denies it. In marked contrast to other advanced weapons-related programs, HAARP is not part of the officially denied "Blackworld" budget. Rather, the military insists that HAARP is a strictly scientific program to study the aurora borealis (or Northern Lights), when in fact it is a device intended to seriously tweak the ionosphere for purposes that are less than benign. In high-latitude Alaska, the site of the installation, the Earth's magnetic force field is easier to access and manipulate. There are very few citizens to get in the way or ask bothersome questions. When asked about the project and whether the military had briefed them, a spokesman for Alaska governor Tony Knowles responded, "We have no idea in hell what you're talking about." Rising ominously above the black spruce forest, looking like a set from a Star Wars movie, HAARP is located at a defunct over the- horizon radar installation, itself a relic of the Cold War. The facility consists of an enormous power generator and transmitter building and multiple 72-foot emitters spread over several acres, surrounded by barbed wire and nasty security signs. The signal is aimed -- you guessed it -- straight up. BUILT by ARCO Power Technologies, HAARP is due to begin initial testing as this story goes to press. During 1996, a planned $75 million increase to the already multi megabuck project will increase the output of the system to over 1.7 gigawatts, making HAARP the most powerful emitter in the world. Several smaller sites exist around the world, most notably in Russia. Though these installations cannot match the ionosphere heating capabilities of HAARP, some experts in the field who wish not to be quoted suggest that some aberrant weather conditions MAY HAVE been caused by their operation. The weapon-development whiz kids have been interested in this sort of gizmo for quite some time. Just what in hell does the military want with the world's largest weenie roaster? Here are some possible applications I've discovered: EARTH-PENETRATING TOMOGRAPHY Sort of a CAT scan for the planet. By heating the ionosphere to create a resonant mirror, electronic-beam steering directs an energy stream to specific coordinates on the planet. This energy penetrates the ground to a depth of a kilometer or more, and the signal return is received by satellite or aircraft. After computer processing, A RELATIVELY CLEAR PICTURE OF WHAT IS UNDERGROUND emerges. Damn handy when trying to figure out where those wily North Koreans hide their nukes -- or where YOU keep your stash. HARD-KILL WEAPON SYSTEM The output of HAARP would have to be boosted a thousand-fold, but if that is accomplished, a shell of high-speed electrons can be constructed that encompasses the earth. Any ballistic missile or warhead passing through the shell would explode. SOFT-KILL WEAPON SYSTEM By directing enormous amounts of radio-frequency energy at a specific area, HAARP could overload electrical power distribution grids, fry sensitive microelectronics, detonate weapons that use electronic fuses, scramble missile guidance systems and probably upset brain chemistry. WEATHER MODIFICATION Heating the upper atmosphere over specific areas could change weather patterns, creating torrential floods, destroying an enemy's infrastructure or denying an enemy's harvest by drought... Weather as a weapon. IDENTIFICATION OF SATELLITES By illuminating orbiting spacecraft with HAARP, the constituent materials and the mission of a satellite can be assessed. COMMUNICATIONS Possible uses include satellite jamming, satellite communications with submarines and detection of stealth aircraft. Physicist Bernard Eastlund, president of Production Technologies Company and former ARCO bigwig, was granted three patents over the past seven years for a system that looks suspiciously like HAARP_- though much larger. His plan, using a transmitter encompassing 160 square miles and powered by massive amounts of electricity generated using vast Alaskan natural gas reserves (to which ARCO has access), was to shoot down missiles and alter the weather. ARCO initially owned Eastlund's patents, but was soon paid a visit by Edward Teller (the "father of the H-Bomb", MJ-12 member and Nevada Test Site coordinator for the "Star Wars" or SDI defense program. - Wol.), and development grew secretive. Eastlund declined further involvement, and the patents were quietly sold in June 1994 to E-Systems, a high-tech corporation famous for ultra-secret defense projects such as the president's custom- ized Boeing 747 doomsday plane. "HAARP is the perfect first step towards a plan like mine," Eastlund says. "Advances in phased-array transmitter technology and power generation can produce the field strength required. The government will say it isn't so, but if it quacks like a duck and it looks like a duck, there's a good chance it is duck." "Eastlund is nuts," says an Air Force official speaking on condition of anonymity. "HAARP is much smaller and less powerful than his instrument. We are not doing anything except good science and pure research. "The real beauty of HAARP," he then adds cryptically, "is that nothing you can see on the outside is sensitive. The secret is the beam steering agility and pulsing of the transmissions... When covert operations occur, the science team, the operating funds and the mission will be black." Whatever is going on, Alaskans are mad as hell. The federal government enjoys a long tradition of screwing over the inhabitants of the Last Frontier. Generally speaking, the feds are as welcome as a case of herpes. And studies done by the EPA, the Swedish government and others indicate that HAARP could interfere with communications, navigation systems, wildlife migration and possibly human health. "There has never been a transmitter of this power in this frequency," Eastlund says. "It would be wise to assess its impact." Though there are many questions, the military insists that all is well and there is nothing to worry about. "We are not doing anything to the ionosphere -- we are just looking at it," insists Air Force Phillips Laboratory spokesman Roy Heitman. Although an ad-hoc grassroots organization called NO HAARP is trying to stop the project, founder Clare Zickuhr admits, "It's all a whitewash, [HAARP] is going to happen." An ARCO retiree, Zickuhr is convinced HAARP is a secret weapons project. "It has all the appearances of a secret program. This is not good science -- they have no idea what this thing could do to the ionosphere. To put this in the hands of the military scares the hell out of me." Me too. (Remember however that, although this particular ex-ARCO employee -- Zickuhr -- is against the project, the HAARP facility in Alaska was never-the-less CONSTRUCTED by ARCO POWER TECHNOLOGIES. - Wol.) ### * * * * * * *



Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, ARCO

Director since 1992. Chairman since July 1995. Chief Executive Officer since July 1994, President and Chief Operating Officer (June 1993-May 1995), Executive Vice President (June 1992-May 1993) and Senior Vice President (July 1985-June 1992). Officer of ARCO since 1984.


Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, ARCO

Director since 1987. Executive Vice President since October 1987, Chief Financial Officer (June 1984-July 1990 and July 1992-Present) and Senior Vice President (June 1980-October 1987). Officer of ARCO since 1977. Director of ARCO Chemical Company and SunAmerica, Inc. and Chairman of the Board of Vastar Resources, Inc.


President, Sustainable Conservation

Director since 1990. President of Sustainable Conservation since June 1992. President, The Nature Conservancy (January 1987-January 1990), Partner, McNeill Enterprises (real estate) (1980-1986 and January 1990-Present) and Partner in the law firm of Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker (1968-1980).


Chairman Emeritus, ARCO

Director since 1980. Chairman of the Board since January 1986. Chief Executive Officer (October 1985-June 1994), President (October 1985-December 1985), Chief Operating Officer-Products (May 1984- October 1985) and Executive Vice President (June 1980-May 1984). Officer of ARCO since 1970. Director of

H. F. Ahmanson & Company and its subsidiary, Home Savings of America, Lockheed Corporation and Chairman of the Board of ARCO Chemical Company.


Chief Executive Officer (Retired), Ahmanson & Company

Director since 1987. Former Chairman of the Board (1986-1995), Chief Executive Officer (1983-1993) and President (1983-1986) of H. F. Ahmanson & Company (bank holding company). Chairman of the Board (1983-1993), Chief Executive Officer (1967- 1993) and President (1967-1983) of Home Savings of America (bank).


Executive Vice President, ARCO

Director since 1994. Executive Vice President since September 1994, Senior Vice President (July 1990-September 1994) and Vice President and Controller (July 1987-July 1990). Officer of ARCO since 1987.


Chairman, Gamma Services International

Director since 1989. Chairman of Gamma Services International (international consulting services) since January 1990. President of Univisa Satellite Communications (May 1987-December 1989). Vice President of ARCO (May 1986-May 1987). United States Ambassador to Mexico (April 1981-May 1986). Director of Dresser Industries and Pinkerton's, Inc.


President Emeritus, University of Chicago

Director since 1982. President Emeritus and Harry Pratt Judson Distinguished Professor of History of the University of Chicago since July 1993, President and Professor of History (1978-1993). Director of American Information Technologies (Ameritech), Cummins Engine Company, J. P. Morgan & Company and Morgan Guaranty Trust Company of New York.


Chief Executive Officer (Retired), Carter Hawley Hale

Director since 1975. Private consultant since his retirement from Carter Hawley Hale Stores, Inc. (department stores) in April 1993. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (1983-1993) and President (1977-1983). Director of American Telephone & Telegraph Company, BankAmerica Corp. and its subsidiary Bank of America, N.T.&S.A., Johnson & Johnson and Weyerhaeuser Company.


Chairman, Northrop Grumman Corporation

Director since 1993. Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Northrop Grumman Corporation (aerospace) since 1990, President and Chief Operating Officer of Northrop Corporation (1987-1990). Director of Chrysler Corporation.


Chief Executive Officer, The Aspen Institute

Director since 1993. Chairman since 1987, Chief Executive Officer since 1988 and President (1988-1994) of The ASPEN INSTITUTE (not-for-profit institute), President of Dartmouth College (1981-1987). Director of The Chase Manhattan Corporation and its subsidiary, The Chase Manhattan Bank, N.A., Partnerre Re Holdings Ltd., Standard Fusee Corporation and Westinghouse Electric Corporation.


President, Occidental College

Director since 1989. President of Occidental College since 1988. Chancellor, University of Maryland (1982-1988). Director of International Business Machines Corporation, Monsanto Company, Avery Dennison Corporation and Northrop Grumman Corporation.


Executive Vice President, ARCO

Director since 1993. Executive Vice President since June 1993 and Senior Vice President (May 1987-May 1993). Officer of ARCO since 1985.


Chairman (Retired), SmithKline Beecham

Director since 1987. Former Chairman of the Board of SmithKline Beecham, PLC and its USA subsidiary SmithKline Beecham Corpor- ation (health care products) (1989-1994), Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of SmithKline Beckman Corporation (1987-July 1989), President and Chief Executive Officer (1982-1987), and President and Chief Operating Officer (1976-1982). Director of Beckman Instruments, Inc., Allergan, Inc. and Aviall, Inc.