what's meaning with special access programs ?MTSI has an interesting co-founder: Tom McMahan, formerly big in Special Programs at the Pentagon.
“ Jesse T. (Tom) McMahan has more than 35 years of experience in aerospace activities in government and industry, specializing in advanced technologies such as stealth and counterstealth. He spent 25 years in the Air Force and had oversight responsibility for all Air Force special access programs at the time of his retirement in 1993. He is an acknowledged, national-level expert in mission-level modeling and simulation of advanced aeronautical and defense systems. Mr. McMahan serves on numerous senior advisory boards for both government and industry. Along with the other co-president of Modern Technology Solutions, Inc. (MTSI), he is responsible for the overall technical, financial, and business management of the corporation. He has specialized expertise in low-observable and counter-low-observable technology and electronic countermeasures. MTSI is currently serving a number of government and industry clients in tasks including operational analyses of modern low-observable and counter-low-observable weapons systems, red teaming of proposals, analysis of technology investment plans, and advising on and preparing flight test plans and procedures. MTSI also supports the Missile Defense Agency in technology planning, system requirements analysis, and sensor integration and evaluation. He is a specialist in mission- and scenario-level computer modeling of complex integrated air defense systems and their response to reduced-observable vehicles and is significantly involved in analyzing the potential impact of coordinated stealth and information warfare and electronic warfare on modern air defense and command systems.”
See also: https://www.secretprojects.co.uk/threads/mystery-aircraft-photographed-over-texas.21745/post-217261