Re: GPS BASICS: WAS:Re: BASICS: Property Rights

Eugene Leitl (
Sat, 12 Dec 1998 02:08:20 +0100

Michael Lorrey writes:

> > Actually, what's the point in sending a Tomahawk from an off-shore
> > Destroyer or human-piloted fighter/bomber, when you can send
> > something up in a parabolic trajectory that uses GPS to steer while
> > decending upon its target?

I'm not sure, but don't you get EM shielding during atmospheric reentry due to the plasma screen?

> Because:
> a) objects in ballistic trajectories tend to trip major alarms in the HQ's of the
> Strategic Nuclear command centers...