Re: eeyore and tigger

From: Spike Jones (
Date: Mon Jun 12 2000 - 23:28:24 MDT

Michael S. Lorrey wrote:

> I wonder why larger guns have not been made with more intelligent guided
> munitions.

How do you know they havent? That stuff is kept secret until
it is needed and used.

> You can't beat the acceleration, probably better than THAAD,

Certainly while in the barrel. Is that what you meant?

> and if the shell has its own upper stage and maneuvering thrusters with
> a guidance system and a fragmentation warhead, ..... ought to be more
> reliable and less expensive than a missile system.

Roger that. Watch this channel. It remains to be seen if
such a thing will ever need to see service, but there are
many possible spinoffs from the basic concept of hit-to-kill
vehicles and end game guided projectiles. Lets hope we
never need them, as humankind gains a collective sanity and
recognizes the futility of warfare. I think we will. Then what
can we accomplish? Will anything be out of our reach? spike

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