On Monday, Jean Demay, DISA's technical manager for the agency's Transnational Information Sharing Cooperation project, happened to be at the headquarters of the U.S. Southern Command in Miami preparing for a test of the system in a scenario that involved providing relief to Haiti in the wake of a hurricane. After the earthquake hit on Tuesday, Demay said SOUTHCOM decided to go live with the system. On Wednesday, DISA opened up its All Partners Access Network, supported by the Transnational Information Sharing Cooperation project, to any organization supporting Haiti relief efforts.
If you are interested, the rest of the article discusses how Defense Information Systems Agency has set up a web portal to assist in the emergency communications in Haiti. The note about the drill was hidden in the middle. I must thank Anti Illuminati from the Prison Planet boards for pointing out this drill.
If Acme earthquake machines existed, then we would likely have a bona fide conspiracy on our hands involving out of control scalar weapons.