Self Destruct Strategies in UAV Construction
All UAVs Need a Self Destruct BLOS Device
What do you do when your latest technology equipped UAV crash lands in enemy territory? Big problems indeed.
Recently we had a UAV looking for Osama Bin Laden, which was cruising the border area of Pakistan. The UAV malfunctioned and crashed.
When we went to retrieve it we were met with minor resistance as it fell within Pakistan's side of the border. Imagine if we lost a UAV in North Korea or in Iran? The resistance would have been far worse. The loss of technology would be much worse than the 4 million or greater cost of such a high tech UAV. It is for this reason that all loitering and tactical UAVs used in and around sensitive border regions or within the battle space have a fail safe self destruct charge which can be signaled even if the unit has landed below tree lines, under a bridge, or landed and sank in water. This self-destruct unit must be able to work autonomously or beyond line of sight. It must be able to work after EA Electronic Attack or if it is at a base, which is over run by an enemy. We must be thinking here as our enemies are all building UAVs and our technologies are far superior and we need to keep this information close to the vest.
"Lance Winslow" - If you have innovative thoughts and unique perspectives, come think with Lance; www.WorldThinkTank.net/wttbbs
Fire Fighting and Healthy Forests
There is debate about the methodology of forestry and also debate on Global Warming and the disappearance of our natural resources on the surface, namely forests and Rain Forests. Last year the Alaska Fire burned over 280,000 acres in the very first day and it continued to grow as all big fires do.
Think You Dont Need A License for A Wireless Microphone? Think Again
Believe it or not, every theatre, church, or Britney Spears wannabe using a wireless microphone is supposed to have a license for it. No, I'm not making this stuff up.
Fuel Prices at the Pump: That is not the problem, Natural Gas Prices are high too
The price at the gas pump is certainly on everyone's mind. We read about Airliner Bankruptcies too and their fuel costs.
National ID Cards Have More Than Australians Concerned
Fearful that terrorists will next target Australia, Prime Minister John Howard broke the silence this week. He reopened the debate on issuing mandated national ID cards.
Bosnia - An Economy in Search of a State
Bosnia-Herzegovina (heretofore "Bosnia") is an artificial polity with four, tangentially interacting, economies. Serbs, Croats and their nominal allies, the Bosniaks each maintain their own economy.
911 Conspiracy Theory Revealed During Coffee Shop Conversation
A coffee shop conversation about a Great Country in Historic Times. It seems there are many out there who believe in conspiracy theories and are all too quick to label and judge our leadership as evil.
The Typology of Financial Scandals
Tulipmania - this is the name coined for the first pyramid investment scheme in history.In 1634, tulip bulbs were traded in a special exchange in Amsterdam.
Without Trucks America Stops
Do you ever wonder how everything gets to the super markets? It came by truck. Some items come from half way around the world.
Franchising Democracy and Creating Cohesive World Government
There are so many problems with our perceived perfect checks and balances system of our government, that one cannot use the exact United States version model of government to create a franchise agreement for future governments of the world. A standardized system of government in all countries of the World needs to exist if we are all to live peacefully on the planet, trade and respect each others cultural heritage and tolerate the many different renditions of World Religion.
America Needs Election Reform to Ensure Congressional Honesty
America must implement a policy on Election Reform that is equitable and fair to everyone. It is something we must do if we are to be a progressive society, a society for everyone, rich or poor.
Voters are to Blame for Bad Politics
When I was growing up, I actually considered a career in politics. I quickly changed my mind, though, when I discovered that there was way too much politics involved in it.
William Seward and the Alaska Purchase
Aren't you glad you purchased Alaska? You got a bargain, you know. You purchased it for 2 cents per acre for all 586,000 acres of it.
MAURITANIA: Celebrating Tayas Ouster? Musical Chairs No Longer Fashionable In Africa
A few hours ago, Colonel Ely Ould Mohamed Vall, the National Director of Security of Mauritania, launched himself into power and shut his boss, President Maaoya Taya, out of Nouakchott.This action, brought the 21-year rule of Taya to a dramatic and calculated end, in this 3 million peopled desert of the Islamic Republic of Mauritania.
Problems in the Media
I am noticing an increasing and alarming rate to which the media journalists in all forms use the media for public opinion and not for news. Whereas this is not all bad, it is bad when it is purported as news and not public opinion.
The Wall of Honor
Many Americans have children, fathers, mothers, grandparents, other family members and friends who have served in the armed forces. For these individuals, they understand the importance of protecting this country because of the sacrifices these American servicemen and women have made for us as citizens of this great nation.
We are having a problem in America with Public Notaries, in many states. There is required 'errors and omissions insurance' and it costs quite a bit of money and many people have quit the profession.
Did 9-11 Change Everything for the Business Community
For the business community 9-11 changed everything. In our company, we are in the cleaning business and after 9-11 we saw 62.
Public Sector Economies in Transition
In the previous article, we described the various methods developed in the West to cope with the ever-burgeoning public sector.Yet, economies in transition everywhere in the world have learned a lesson the hard way: not everything that is Western - necessarily fits their needs.
Media Advertising: New Alcohol Advertising Codes - 1 October 2005
Businesses advertising alcohol either in TV or non-broadcast format need to ensure they comply with the new Alcohol Advertising Codes ("Codes"). The Codes for both TV and non-broadcast advertisements have now been published.
Space Colonies a Primary Goal
Many folks who are pro-NASA and Pro-Space Colonies say that this should be our primary goal as a nation, as individuals and for corporations as well. However this argument is cut short with reality of the needs of mankind.
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