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Us Devebps Computer To Control Weather

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Parent Issue
Day
1
Month
November
Year
1974
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The Pentagon is reportedly using a super-computer, known as Hliac ÍV, to coordínate weather modifieation as a possible weapon of war. The newspaper Newsday reports Hliac IV is part of a project - code-named project Climate Dynamics - which keeps track of 10 years worth of worldwide weather data. According to Newsday, the Pentagon has already used weather modifieation to clear away clouds during bombing runs, créate acid rains which foul up radar reception and créate rains to slow down enemy troops and break up unfriendly demonstrations. Newsday suggests ïlliac IV gives the Pentagon the ability to spot rainstorms heading for enemy erop areas. Then, says the newspaper, the storms could be intensified to wipe out the crops, or could be steered away so that droughts follow and