Re: GPS BASICS: WAS:Re: BASICS: Property Rights
Fri, 11 Dec 1998 01:57:39 EST

In a message dated 12/10/98 9:28:23 PM Central Standard Time, writes:

<< Actually, gps makes existing technologies cheaper. The price of the
missile went down from over $1 million to less than $250,000 when the old inertial sensor/tv-computer mapping system was replaced with a gps guidance system. Now most of the cost of one of those is just the engine. So we get smarter battlefield technologies for less money thanks to gps. Also THOR is a line of sight system is it not? Well, most preferred weapons can kill over the horizon....

Mike Lorrey >>

there's also precision satellite laser technology, i believe these lasers can destroy things pretty good, its public that it can destroy a missile, who knows where theyre at now. anyone know?