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 Post subject: Yesterday's news
PostPosted: Tue Feb 24, 2009 4:47 pm 
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The website publicservice.co.uk, which calls itself "the information portal for the public sector", blandly tells us that: "Galileo to be given military purpose." This is one of the outcomes of the debate in the EU parliament on von Vogau's own initiative report on which we reported earlier.

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 Post subject: Re: Yesterday's news
PostPosted: Wed Feb 25, 2009 5:13 am 

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Richard this is so funny. Of we all knew this was where this project would end up. It had too. The euros MOD's would rather pay for this boondoggle than actually do something to provide defense. If the invested in real defense they might be forced to use that capability. God forbid that should ever happen.

Besides a GPS is only useful if you intent to conduct combat operations. Since the euros lack the spine for such demanding tasks, maybe they can find some use for it other than strokes their oversized egos.

I only hope they do not give it to China.


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