NAC except implied copying and theft - nee communist audis
hypereutectic1 at gmail.com
Sun Aug 6 16:44:30 EDT 2006
NAC: My dad worked on the Poseidon Missile Guidance System at MIT Lincoln
and people like Bernie Schwartz should be trotted out the back door and
I have a lot of other things to say on this subject, but you're going to
have to wait until redstate.com comes back online tomorrow.
On 8/6/06, Jim Jordan <j8k3sp00n at gmail.com> wrote:
> Can't help but respond to this one. PRC achieved a step function
> improvement in their Center of Error Probability, CEP, a little over 20
> years ago. More and better research? No. Good old Bernie Schwartz,
> President of Loral, presented them with the technology on a silver platter
> as part of a business deal. Does it matter a great deal if a thermo nuclear
> device explodes 1,000 meters away or 10,000? Not really; however, by
> improving CEP, one can reduce the size and weight of guidance systems making
> interesting devices like multiple inflight reprogrammable vehicles, MIRV's,
> imminently possible.
> If you want to sleep better tonight, consider that the same technology
> has proliferated to North Korea, Pakistan, thence to Iran, etc. However,
> one interesting note. The North Koreans have been strangely silent since
> their long range missile test failed in mid air. Imagine that. Jung, the
> famous psychologist, postulates that their are no coincidences; I agree.
> The Russians got lots of press due to relocating their San Francisco
> embassy to a vantage point that had line of sight over much of the Santa
> Clara Valley, Silicon Valley. Why? So their monitoring equipment could
> record as much of the communications as they could get. Their technology
> got better faster after that.
> Does anybody bitch about the Russians, and their successors, violating
> their privacy? Not a lot that I hear and see.
> Hello World! Where's the Partridge Family when we need them?
> Jim Jordan
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