Join Date: Feb 2010
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...We had a Raynav LORAN that was 20 years old but worked extremely well as a back-up for our GPS devices but of course the Feds killed LORAN to support the welfare state.
... and just think of all those skilled instrument makers who were left high and dry when the Navy (not to mention the Army and Air Force) stopped buying sextants. The nerve of them!!
And, come to think of it, where did all the all the money go that the military doesn't spend on radial aircraft engines, cannonballs, sabers, and carbon paper??? Well? WELL???
(I would have replied sooner, but it's a bit difficult operating a computer with a fountain pen.)
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