Espionage or spying involves an individual obtaining information that is considered secret or confidential without the permission of the holder of the information.
Vietnam Intelligence & Lessons Learned
The term electromagnetic pulse (sometimes abbreviated EMP) is a burst of electromagnetic radiation that results from an explosion (usually from the detonation of a nuclear weapon)...
As Congress is looking into the U.S. Government surveillance programs, the intelligence agencies ironically declassified multiple documents
Project Stormfury was an attempt to weaken tropical cyclones by flying aircraft into them and seeding with silver iodide.
Miscellaneous Records on Space
The following is a list of DoD Instructions currently obtained under the FOIA. Not all instructions are released to the public on the DoD website, and once received are archived here.
It was one of the biggest tragedies that America had ever seen in modern history.
VX (S-[2-(diisopropylamino)ethyl]-O-ethyl methylphosphonothioate) is an extremely toxic substance whose only application is in chemical warfare as a nerve agent.
On the 2nd of September 1958, Soviet MiG-17 pilots shot down a U.S. Air Force reconnaissance-configured C-130 aircraft over Soviet Armenia
New NSA explanation for 5 pages of documents to remain classified Top Secret.
The following list of documents pertain to FBI files and the Cold War era.
This sections archived documents pertaining to the World War I era.
Unexplained Shaking in California - 03/2009
The following are documents from the Cryptologic Quarterly, declassified by the NSA.
Edward “Ted” Moore Kennedy served as U.S. senator for the state of Massachusetts from November 7, 1962 until his death.
This is the only place on the internet where you can find all 89,901 pages of the CIA's Stargate Collection.
The X-planes are a series of experimental United States aircraft (and some rockets) used for testing of new technologies and usually kept highly secret during development.
The following documents pertain to the biological agent BZ.
An unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) is an unpiloted aircraft. UAVs come in two varieties: some are controlled from a remote location
National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Controversy, 2009 involving director Yosi Sergant and the United We Serve program
Defense Related Space Reports
Oklahoma City Bombing, April 19, 1995
Untangling the Web - A Guide to Internet Research NSA Publication
In the early 1960s, Bell Aerosystems built a rocket pack which it called the "Bell Rocket Belt" or "man-rocket"
The O'Reilly Factor on Fox News
The Submarine Incident off Kildin Island was a collision between the US Navy nuclear submarine USS Baton Rouge and the Russian nuclear submarine K-276...
Tor is free software and an open network that helps you defend against traffic analysis.
The Anti-Christ is one that, regardless of its religion connotation, is something that really has to be looked at in regards to International and Domestic terrorism.
The Iraqi Perspectives Project --
Saddam and Terrorism: Emerging Insights from Captured Iraqi Documents
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)
Anthrax was first tested as a biological warfare agent by Unit 731 of the Japanese Kwantung Army in Manchuria during the 1930s
The VZ-9-AV Avrocar (official designation but often listed as VZ-9) was a Canadian VTOL aircraft developed by Avro Aircraft Ltd.
Widely known as the "Family Jewels," this archive consists of almost 700 pages of responses from CIA employees to a 1973 directive
Operation Mount Hope III was a secret American operation to capture a crashed Soviet-made Mi-24 “Hind” attack helicopter.
One of the Navy’s most advanced deep sea submersible at the time, surfaced with part of a U.S. spy satellite, codenamed HEXAGON.
On 4 January 1955 the USAF issued Systems Requirement SR-12 for the Weapons System WS-118P high-speed reconnaissance vehicle.
"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
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.
National Security Letters
Human cloning is the creation of a genetically identical copy of a human.
Timothy McVeigh was an American who detonated a truck bomb in front of a Federal Building in Oklahoma City on April 19, 1995.
Project Horizon was a study to determine the feasibility of constructing a Military base on the Moon.
The first major foreign crisis for the United States after the end of the Cold War