Re: check this: more surveillance for fun and profit...

From: Michael S. Lorrey (
Date: Fri May 12 2000 - 07:06:07 MDT

Zero Powers wrote:
> >From: Spike Jones <>
> >
> >
> >Lockheed Martin has demonstrated in flight tests a new reconnaissance
> >and mapping camera that it says offers significantly sharper images even
> >when the aircraft is flying at high speed. The Ultra High Resolution
> >Framing
> >Camera uses on-chip electronic image stabilization to freeze an image,
> >according to Lockheed Martin Fairchild Systems, Syosset, NY. It said
> >the camera can capture a single image covering a square mile of ground
> >with enough resolution to identify the tires on individual vehicles. The
> >camera, installed in a pod carried beneath an F-16, produced crisp
> >pictures from an altitude of 3,000 feet while the aircraft was traveling
> >at 550 mph, Lockheed Martin said. (Aerospace Daily)
> Sounds like Mike Lorrey is going to need a *much* bigger gun :)

Oh, an F-16 is pretty easy to hit at 3000 feet, thats only 1000 yards. I
already have a rifle that could hit that target. What I need is a bigger

Mike Lorrey

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