"AZORIAN" was the code name for a U.S. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) project to recover the sunken Soviet submarine K-129 from the Pacific Ocean floor in the summer of 1974
Operation Enduring Freedom" (OEF) is the official name used by the U.S. government for the War in Afghanistan
The following documents are archived at The Black Vault to offer researchers useful guides to publications, documents, articles, and government agencies/structures.
Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
Corona Satellite / Discoverer Program
Anthrax was first tested as a biological warfare agent by Unit 731 of the Japanese Kwantung Army in Manchuria during the 1930s
On 4 January 1955 the USAF issued Systems Requirement SR-12 for the Weapons System WS-118P high-speed reconnaissance vehicle.
On 8 January 2005 at 02:43 GMT, San Francisco collided with an undersea mountain
Project Horizon was a study to determine the feasibility of constructing a Military base on the Moon.
Vertical and/or Short Take-Off and Landing (V/STOL) is a term used to describe aircraft that are able to take-off or land vertically or on short runways.
The Phoenix Lights (sometimes called the "Lights over Phoenix") were a series of widely sighted unidentified flying objects observed in the skies over Arizon
The GAM-63 RASCAL Missile
National Security Letters
The following is a list of misc. documents pertaining to military aircraft. In a way, these still have to be organized into proper categories, but for now reside on this page.
It is hard to avoid the feeling that something very fundamental has happened in world history.
A photo shoot involving a 747 used as Air Force One and one fighter jet flying at low altitude led to hundreds of frightened calls from residents and workers in Lower Manhattan
Espionage or spying involves an individual obtaining information that is considered secret or confidential without the permission of the holder of the information.
Agencies periodically conduct their own special investigations and produce reports about certain allegations against their respective departments.
Agencies amass an amazing amount of information of terrorist organizations and their capabilities. Below, you will find many of the reports obtained through the FOIA and available publically.
Shootdown of KAL (Korean Air Lines) 007
The Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-23 is a swing-wing fighter aircraft, designed by the Mikoyan-Gurevich bureau in the Soviet Union.
A controversial medical study carried out at Willowbrook State School in Staten Island, New York.
Collision between USS Hartford and the USS New Orleans
The Northrop Grumman B-2 Spirit is a multirole heavy bomber with "low observable" stealth technology...
The following documents relate to the combat units of World War II.
Nuclear Weapons Surety Reports
FBI Domestic Investigations and Operations Guide (DIOG)
The goal of cryptanalysis is to find some weakness or insecurity in a cryptographic scheme, thus permitting its subversion or evasion.
Miscellaneous Records on Spy Satellites
As the world population grows, many problems and questions arise. This section archives documents dealing with these world issues.
Cryptologic Almanac 50th Anniversary Series
Somali Pirate Takeover &
April of 2009
The following documents relate to the Army Air Force history during the World War II era.
Abu Ghraib Prison Scandal (Taguba Report)
Agency Records Retention Schedules and Records Management
History of US Marine Corps Operations in World War II
How "Bruno" Gains Access -
Documents Reveal Inside Look at Tactics
On August 08, 2009, a midair collision occurred between a sightseeing helicopter and a single-engine plane over the Hudson River.
A guided missile is a self-propelled projectile used as a weapon. Missiles are typically propelled by rockets or jet engines.
A parasite aircraft is an aircraft which is carried, and air launched by, a mother ship aircraft.
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Civil defense or civil protection is an effort to protect the citizens of a state (generally non-combatants) from military attack.
Information warfare is the use and management of information in pursuit of a competitive advantage over an opponent.
Jessica Dawn Lynch (born April 26, 1983) is a former Private First Class (PFC) in the United States Army Quartermaster Corps.
Under Article I Section 8 of the United States Constitution, Congress has the sole power to borrow money on the credit of the United States.
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The following documents were received that pertain to research into the development and use of Autonomous Robots.
History of Satellite Reconnaissance