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Old 24-02-2016, 15:34   #31
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Re: US Navy bring back sextant

No fully automated scanner using star charts and artificial black sky for precision celestial positioning? The Chinese will have one a week after reading my post.


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Re: US Navy bring back sextant

Will Global Warming affect sextant use?
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Re: US Navy bring back sextant

Well something must have recently come to light regarding GPS as the UK announced about 6 months ago that it was reinstituting a load of retired LORAN transmitters and investing in new ones.
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