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Kalinatek
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Location Kalinatek Building, Langley, Virginia
Date 1st November 2004 / 01:24 Hours
Objective Recover the Encryption Key.
Game Splinter Cell
Prev CIA Headquarters
Next Nadezhda Nuclear Plant


Kalinatek was a front company working for Nikoladze based in Langley, Virginia. According to a data stick, it posed as an internet start up company. It is a major location in the events of Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell.

Mission ObjectiveEdit

"Track down the mole in the CIA.


Hours after the attack on the oil rig, Georgian President Nikoladze launched a devastating wave of remote, technology based terrorist attack as retaliation against the U.S. The only lead to Nikoladze's whereabouts is a mole thought to be operating out of the Central Intelligence Agency."

Kalinatek Offices, VirginiaEdit

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Sam at Kalinatek.

BackgroundEdit

The Kalinatek Offices was a building the Georgians covertly commandeered during the Georgian Information Crisis as a means to coordinate their information warfare campaign in the continental United States. The building was overseen by Rogue Georgian President Kombayn Nikoladze's Russian allies, who were serving with Vyacheslav Grinko. There, they had Nikoladze's computer technicians coordinate the attacks and keep track of political and technical data required to continue the campaign.

2004: Georgian Information CrisisEdit

During their campaign, Third Echelon computer specialist Anna Grímsdóttir was able to hack into Kalinatek's mainframe through a PC at the CIA Headquarters where the information was being streamed. Panic-stricken, the Russians proceeded to destroy all evidence of their activities and began to massacre the technicians in an effort to keep them from talking. Sam Fisher infiltrated the building from a nearby parking lot, his main objective being to gather information before Nikoladze destroyed all information related to the information attacks. When Sam infiltrated the building, he found the mercenaries murdering the technicians and destroying all computers and data files, as well as setting the building aflame. By the time of his arrival, much of the building had been ransacked and was littered with bodies. Moving swiftly, Fisher fought his way through the mercenaries, killing a large number of them and saving a handful of surviving technicians. At one point, Fisher saves the building from certain destruction when he disarms a bomb rigged to the gas pipes.

Sam eventually retrieved the information from a man named "Ivan", a computer technician who's data key provided crucial information on Nikoladze's plans and his possible location. Fisher then proceeded to extract from the building's top floor, which was still under construction. Sam fought his way to the Osprey, where Vernon Wilkes, Jr. was fatally shot by the mercenaries guarding the helipad. Fisher killed Wilkes' assailants and evacuated with his wounded comrade, who later died on the Osprey.

The FBI later seized the Kalinatek Offices and captured the few surviving mercenaries left alive at the building, and brought them in for interrogation. Later news reports indicated that the feds took full control of the Kalinatek Offices in its efforts to uncover further evidence of Nikoladze's terrorist activities against the United States.

AftermathEdit

What became of the now publicly-disgraced company is unknown, as are the fates of its legitimate work force, who seemingly did not occupy the building when the mercenaries seized it for their own purposes.

DebriefingEdit

"Interrogation of Mitchell Dougherty reveals a compulsive disorder that moved him to hoard data on an insecure computer, thereby allowing an intelligence leak. Grimsdottir traces the leak to the nearby offices of Kalinatek. During the process, her intrusion is detected, necessitating an emergency infiltration of Kalinatek."

TriviaEdit

  • The player first encounters wall mines in this mission.
  • In one of the officers is a hoop and little basket balls that can be thrown by Sam.

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