Cuban Sonic Weapon Aimed at US Embassy?

Cuban Sonic Weapon Aimed at US Embassy? On Monday, June 5, 2017 I posted “Is it time to retire Loud Speakers in Favor of LRAD?” More recently there have been a digit of articles concerning hearing and other medical problems being experienced by employees of the US Embassy in Cuba. You can find one such article from Task & Purpose at: http://bit.ly/2ivTmEh.I am in no way adage that a Long Range Acoustical Device (LRAD) was or could have been used to make these medical issues. One expert quoted in the article was quoted as adage that there are no devices that could possibly make the systems of hearing loss, mild traumatic brain injury, nausea, etc. from an acoustic device. The expert felt that since there are no such devices that can cause acoustical hurt lacking being herd, this was a non-report.Another article in the UK based Guardian says “16 people were affected by unexplained problems at Havana embassy” (See: http://bit.ly/2gcQwDy, which is also the photo source)Sources say that the ‘incidents’ started in September 2016 and finished this April.Thus far there is no firm resolve as to what caused the medical issues or even if there was a common cause. But, wouldn’t be fascinating to ‘infect’ foreign citizens in your country as a means of discouraging their presence? Could you also use tales in this area such incidents as propaganda encouraging foreign citizens to stay home?All of this would be fantastic fodder for Social Media whether right or not and of course from a PSYOP or counter propaganda perspective, we don’t care if it’s right, only the impact.

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UAVs – The New Commando Solo?

UAVs – The New Commando Solo?I had a bit of writer’s block and a dearth of material for this week’s posting so I chose to just surf around for a while and see what I could come up with. I started with one of the darlings of today’s battlefield – the UAV. For background I found: “Making The Most of New UAV Capabilities in Video/Announce Product” (see: http://www.creativeplanetnetwork.com/news/expertise/making-most-new-uav-capabilities-videobroadcast-production/610167; which is also a photo source).The article was published in June 2015. Not exactly ancient, but not exactly new by Internet standards either. The article provides facts and insights into today’s broadcasting technology and urges the entertainment industry to learn how to use UAVs in their work.UAVs and MISO are made for each other.  1.     PSYOP/MISO in Denied AreasIt seems to me that we will always need a need to project PSYOP/MISO announce products into denied areas. The areas may be denied because of the tactical situation the geography or because of a natural or man-made disaster.2.     MSIO Specific IntelligenceUAVs could be used to recon a new AO from a PSYOP/MISO perspective. This would include obtaining imagery of billboards, posters and graffiti. It could also include surveying an urban area to determine the density of satellite dishes and traditional TV antennas. 3.     Different PlatformsIf the contemporary media landscape is unsuitable or uncooperative UAVs might be able to offer flexibility in delivering the message to the target consultation employing an different transmission schema.4.     Psychological Act (PSYACT) PossibilitiesThe Killer is a incredible weapons system. You can find the official US Air Force fact sheet at: http://www.af.mil/AboutUs/FactSheets/Spectacle/tabid/224/Article/104469/mq-1b-killer.aspx(also a photo source). While formerly used for surveillance and reconnaissance, the Hellfire Missile equipped UAV has been credited with a digit of very successful terrorist attacks. Consequently a small creativity can help control the presence of even an unarmed UAV as a Psychological Act.Of course the AO’s ROE will impact the use of UAVs and an emerging body of law concerning them, especially their impact on privacy may also factor into their use.In any event, the UAV will undoubtedly emerge as an effective shape weapon as it has in its previous missions. Will they replace Commando Solo? At this point it is highly unlikely, but in fairness, we are now only scratching the surface of their potential.

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Witness 8 Is Ready For Her Close-Up

Rachel Jeantel, identified by the State and defense in opening statements as the young woman who was on the buzz with Trayvon Martin minutes before the shooting, is ready to take the stand. (She tweeted the photo above this weekend, with the caption "court nails.") Apparently, the state intends to call her as a witness after all. Read more