Request to OHRP for FWA on Directed-Energy Weapons Research contract

Ramola Dharmaraj filed this request with the Department of Health and Human Services of the United States of America.
Tracking #

PSC - 15-0076 - NA



From: Ramola Dharmaraj

To Whom It May Concern:

This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act. I hereby request the following records:

This is a request for the Federal Wide Assurance (FWA) from contract-awardee General Dynamics Corporation approved by the Office of Human Research Protections (OHRP), Dept. of Health and Human Services, in relation to the US Air Force contract BAA-HPW-RHDR-2013-0002, Agency: Department of the Air Force, Office: Air Force Materiel Command, Location: AFRL/RQK - WPAFB; a 7-year contract for Directed Energy Bio-Behavioral Research awarded in 2013, which studies the "human effects" of directed-energy weapons on non-consenting human subjects--essentially, non-consenting American civilians and others.

I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as I believe this request is in the public interest. The requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at, processed by a representative of the news media/press and is made in the process of news gathering and not for commercial usage.

In the event that fees cannot be waived, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 20 business days, as the statute requires.


Ramola Dharmaraj

From: Department of Health and Human Services

An interim response, stating the request is being processed.


Please see attached.

Thank you
Glenn Voelker PSC FOIA


Ramola Dharmaraj,

Please see the attached documents.

Thank you,

John Ivey

FOIA Analyst, Freedom of Information Act Services

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