ABOUT THIS PROJECT
Some activists have criticized the U.S. military for utilizing enhanced interrogation techniques, performing interrogations overseas and indefinitely detaining enemy combatants. Well intentioned though these critics may be, few among them realize how essential such techniques are to the routine process of information gathering in which our military engages every day. And it is precisely this information that keeps Americans safe both at home and abroad. Keeping this in mind, we at the Heritage Foundation have decided to launch the Protect America Project (PAP), which will seek out ways to make the process of information gathering more efficient. The first PAP design exercise is the Mobile Black Site.
The Mobile Black Site (MBS) is a discrete interrogation vehicle with a stealthy exterior and a state-of-the-art interior. Modeled after the United States Secret Service bus, it creates a sensory-depravation environment where detainees can be effectively and appropriately questioned. With the click of a button, an operator can alter its temperature, noise level, darkness and/or humidity. The MBS also comes equipped with a 165-decibel sound system, capable of playing music and other sounds at unprecedented levels (for reference, just 158 decibels can cause intense nausea). Finally, the MBS is equipped with an enhanced interrogation unit, located inside a secret compartment in the vehicle's interior.
A number of military contractors have already expressed interest in building the first Mobile Black Site prototype, including Aero Contractors and Tepper Aviation. We're also currently in discussions with the U.S. State Department, which has expressed great interest in the project. Help us build the first Mobile Black Site and rest soundly in the knowledge that you've done your part to help protect America!