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Postby ERTO » Tue Oct 24, 2006 2:10 am

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Postby A. Smith » Tue Oct 24, 2006 3:55 am

for those not finding it (like me a few moments ago), its the last images on that link.
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Postby UsF » Tue Oct 24, 2006 1:15 pm

TheHappyFriar wrote:they're air strips, if the descriptions i've read are correct. Emergency air strips.


So ze nukes need an airstrip to start? Would explain the triangle in Defcon o,o 3 Airstrips for rapid launching of nukes. :D
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Postby RabidZombie » Tue Oct 24, 2006 4:14 pm

Surely square silos are more effective then?

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Postby Lieutenant Slappy Moose » Wed Oct 25, 2006 12:15 am

AGH IM GOIN' ALL OUT AGAINST NORTH AMERICA AAAAAAAAARGH!
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Postby Red Dawn » Wed Oct 25, 2006 11:16 pm

Is that an automotive test track facility down there too?
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Postby wwarnick » Wed Oct 25, 2006 11:31 pm

RabidZombie wrote:Surely square silos are more effective then?

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No. They must take off northeast or northwest in order to effectively achieve the arc. The strips must be like so: /\. The bottom line is there to trick civilians into thinking it's just a harmless triangle.
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Postby HermanKahn » Thu Oct 26, 2006 1:45 am

So that's what I saw from Kitt Peak when I was down there...

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