In early October 2011, I traveled to Laurel, Md. to present my research at the National Cryptologic History Symposium alongside Associate Professor of Journalism Cheryl Heckler. My research incorporated a historical analysis on Whitelaw Reid’s “The Cipher Dispatches,” regarding the 1876 Hayes-Tilden election. For my presentation, I specifically pinpointed Thomas Nast’s famous cipher cartoons, “Illustrating Thomas Nast: the political influence behind his cartoons in the Cipher Dispatches and beyond.” I presented my findings to National Security Agency and general members in a locked-down facility of the Johns Hopkins University Kossiakoff Center Friday October 7, 2011.
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In addition to launch, flight & recovery, "they now want to rearm the Gremlins in air & redeploy [them].” Ideally, each Gremlins vehicle could fly back to a C-130 & tack on more equipment, which might include a smaller, subsonic drone or "actual weapons"