By Douglas Savage
Top Secret/Do now not Photocopy To: Strategic safety Initiative association (SDIO)
From: U.S. area safety Operations heart, Colorado
Situation Report: Unmanned Soviet Kvant-3 house laboratory destroyed by means of faulty U.S. Orbital guns Platform. Communications inoperative. Soviet retaliation coming near near until instant motion taken.
Target: U.S. Low-power Atmospheric repayment scan (LACE)—the strongest weapon in orbit. outfitted with mystery hydrogen-fluoride, 5 megawatt chemical laser, LODE 4-meter firing reflect, and Teal Ruby AFP-888 aiming mechanism.
Current prestige: 38 measure round orbit at one hundred thirty nautical miles absolutely ARMED AND OUT OF CONTROL.
Operation: U.S. astronauts Colonel William Parker and Lt. Commander Jacob Enright to fly area commute Endeavor in project to deactivate LACE.
Risk Factor: HIGH
Special Orders: In occasion of project failure, U.S. go back and forth staff to be terminated with severe PREJUDICE.
Brief: Presidential briefing now not RECOMMENDED.