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Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration radiation sensing aircraft.

File this under things you might not know about presidential inaugurations.

Helicopters will be flying low over downtown D.C. and other areas in the region to assess radiation ahead of the Jan. 20 inauguration. The U.S. Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration began the flights on Monday.

The agency's nuclear emergency support team aircraft will measure naturally occurring background radiation as part of standard preparations to protect public health and safety on the day of the event, according to a news release.

You may see a twin-engine Bell 412 helicopter, which is equipped with passive radiation sensing technology, flying in a grid pattern as low to the ground as 150 feet at approximately 80 mph.

Flyovers will occur only during daylight hours and are estimated to take approximately two hours to complete per area.

"The aircraft measurements will be purely scientific in nature, and no surveillance or other form of monitoring will occur during these flights," the agency said.

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American

Democrats are starting to run scared, something tells me that Sleepy Joe is going to do about as well as Lucy Lou Clinton. OPS the POLLS are wrong again. President Trump will be another FIRST, 1. NON Lawyer, career politician elected president. 2. First president IMPEACHED an yet, RE-ELECTED in his second term.

Top that one OBAMA.

CJE

What will be discovered? Same radiation from the same geological formations as 4 years ago? Can't the Feds just drive a van around downtown for a few days?

Hawkeye10

During the Pandemic, air traffic of course had dropped significantly, but not totally. But even more so, Chemtrail exposure in the area dropped nearly 100%.

Now they're back with an election in a few weeks...So yes im sure the DOE helicopters are measuring radiation levels.

No news here...just history repeating itself.

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