It's impossible to know for certain. We have touched upon many possibilities here, but in the end some bureaucrat will make the decision whether to use them or not, assuming major catastrophe.
Surely somebody is making money off the bureaucratic mindset and process, as would be normal. So it could be simple incompetence on the part of the government, with a normal response from industry to accomodate government needs for a profit.
Exactly right Tesla.
Edited by Babe Ruth, 07 April 2013 - 08:15 PM.