U.S. Military Purchasing Combat Equipment for Domestic Contingency Planning + US Drone Activity Update

21 07 2012

For the last two years, the President’s Budget Submissions for the Department of Defense have included purchases of a significant amount of combat equipment, including armored vehicles, helicopters and even artillery, under an obscure section of the FY2008 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for the purposes of “homeland defense missions, domestic emergency responses, and providing military support to civil authorities.” Items purchased under the section include combat vehicles, tanks, helicopters, artillery, mortar systems, missiles, small arms and communications equipment. Justifications for the budget items indicate that many of the purchases are part of routine resupply and maintenance, yet in each case the procurement is cited as being “necessary for use by the active and reserve components of the Armed Forces for homeland defense missions, domestic emergency responses, and providing military support to civil authorities” under section 1815 of the FY2008 NDAA.

Section 1815 of the FY2008 NDAA requires that every five years the Secretary of Defense work with the Secretary of Homeland Security to determine “military-unique capabilities needed to be provided by the Department of Defense to support civil authorities in an incident of national significance or a catastrophic  . . . blah, blah, blah . . . .

(more)      http://publicintelligence.net/u-s-domestic-contingency-purchasing/

As usual, emphasis is ours – F.C.

Fucktards stood down with there stupid billions of dollars “defense” machine on 9-11 and everybody know it … F.C.

Here’s a Domestic Drone UPDATE -  http://publicintelligence.net/why-is-socom-lying-about-domestic-drones/

     shortlink to this page -  http://wp.me/pA5vn-242

About these ads

Actions

Information

2 responses

21 07 2012
Anonymous

[...] Read more… 1,930 more words As covered in previous post, is this what these unexplained purchases are for? U.S. Military Purchasing Combat Equipment for Domestic Contingency Planning + US Drone Activity Upda… [...]

22 07 2012
flyingcuttlefish

Thanks!
Good related post, everybody, –

http://davidwestern.wordpress.com/2012/04/24/514/

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s




%d bloggers like this: