Steve Peacock's U.S. Trade & Aid Monitor tag:typepad.com,2003:weblog-94161205314098957 2007-11-14T00:00:00-05:00 Original reporting on little-known U.S. government funded foreign aid projects, so-called "drug war" initiatives, and overseas business subsidies. TypePad NASA Creates Unit to Hasten Dawning of Nukes on Moon tag:typepad.com,2003:post-6a00d834515b9569e2014e882406f1970d 2007-11-14T00:00:00-05:00 2012-10-19T05:42:12-04:00 The eventual deployment of nuclear reactors on the Moon blasted a baby step closer to reality today, with NASA embarking upon the creation of a new unit tasked with bringing such a nuclear capability to fruition. Steve Peacock U.S. Offers More Cash for Israeli ' Star Wars ' Missile-Shield Project tag:typepad.com,2003:post-6a00d834515b9569e2014e882404f6970d 2007-02-28T00:00:00-05:00 2007-02-28T00:00:00-05:00 The Missile Defense Agency (MDA) intends to award a sole-source award enabling a U.S. think-tank affiliate to continue its systems engineering & integration efforts for Israel's version of the "Star Wars" missile shield concept. Under the three-year, $16 million contract, Wales. Ltd. -- a subcontractor for the National Institute for... Steve Peacock Energy Dept. Gets Ready for More Nuclear Power in Space tag:typepad.com,2003:post-6a00d834515b9569e2014e8824048b970d 2007-01-16T00:00:00-05:00 2007-01-16T00:00:00-05:00 The U.S. government appears to be gearing up for additional nuclear-powered, space-based operations, as it is now amassing a list of potential contractors capable of providing support for such endeavors. According to a "sources sought" notice that The Peacock Report located through a routine search of the FedBizOpps database, the... Steve Peacock Air Force Seeks to Create Hybrid Infowar/Public Relations Technologies tag:typepad.com,2003:post-6a00d834515b9569e2014e8824012f970d 2006-03-24T00:00:00-05:00 2006-03-24T00:00:00-05:00 The U.S. military’s ability to repel electronic attacks while preserving its “freedom” to conduct such attacks are integral to achieving “information superiority” over the rest of the world, the Air Force Research Lab (AFRL) says. However, these capabilities alone cannot guarantee such superiority, according to AFRL. Consequently, it has launched... Steve Peacock New Details of U.S. Moon-Base Project Reveal Nuclear Intentions tag:typepad.com,2003:post-6a00d834515b9569e2014e8824011d970d 2006-03-23T00:00:00-05:00 2012-08-23T09:55:52-04:00 The first steps toward building a manned lunar base and eventually sending astronauts to Mars quietly unfolded in recent days, as NASA issued a call to industry and academia for proposals on how to best proceed with those projects. Steve Peacock