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Fiber Force

2003-07-28 17:17:41.883906+00 by meuon 3 comments

Showing that soldiers are willing to anything to get high speed 'net access.. http://www.army-technology.com...ors/navigation/brugg/brugg5.html

You have to wonder about using fiber cable for field deployment in hostile situations, very easy to break.

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#Comment Re: Fiber Force made: 2003-07-28 19:58:28.939669+00 by: pqh

Actually they have been flying missiles with it for a long time now. http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/systems/ground/efogm.htm

#Comment Re: Fiber Force made: 2003-07-28 20:57:37.743474+00 by: petronius

I read once in a networking professional mag an anecdote from a division's sysop. He mostly networked the various tents of the headquarters company, where the general and his staff worked, so they weren't right at the front line. His problem was when somebody drove a light tank over the fiber....

#Comment Re: Fiber Force made: 2003-07-29 11:31:04.376872+00 by: meuon

pqh, that missile really deployes fiber while it flies? Wow.Can it target backhoe's?