I saw something re this “Shock and Awe” (to be in a patent application it seems). Seem to remember Niman promising a different arrival of Shock and Awe a while back, with nothing much happening.
Given date, are we to expect the Shock and Awe to arrive in a big sack carried by a chap in a red suit with a big white beard?

Though Planet Niman is well into the human H5N1 pandemic that began by 6 April 2005 , I doubt most of us will be shocked or awed on or after 24 Dec.
But, can forecast Niman will produce loads more Bluff and Bluster.