Theaetetus: Old_Chief_Scott: Bringing this thing into the theater is also going to give a ballistic missile watch capability.Are our satellites and long range radar in Alaska not good enough anymore?
GORDON: What can a $200m radar ship do that a couple of $20m AWAC planes can't? Besides float.
BigNumber12: Her comments came after North Korea rattled off fresh volleys of bombastic rhetoric over the weekend, declaring that it had entered a "state of war" with the South and labeling the U.S. mainland a "boiled pumpkin," vulnerable to attack.Can we not hire a few unemployed English Majors to work at the State Department and write equally bombastic responses? There must be a hundred potential candidates on Fark alone.
PunGent: It's not possible to be "infinitely superior" to a few hundred thousand guys with AK47s, even if they're poorly-led and hungry and you have air superiority.
Abe Vigoda's Ghost: We need a giant projector on a satellite, that could project this on the NK cloud cover.[i50.tinypic.com image 850x638]That would freak them the hell out.
dittybopper: GORDON: What can a $200m radar ship do that a couple of $20m AWAC planes can't? Besides float.Stay there day in, day out, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, with a per day cost much, much less than flying multiple aircraft.
Sybarite: I think we should make it more intimidating by painting it like a giant eyeball.
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