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Old 12-22-2008, 02:11 AM   #49
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The advantage of reconnaissance aircraft over satellites is tactical flexiblility. Satellites can be tracked and their orbits make their approach predictable, whereas an aircraft can overfly an area at any time, which is why there will always be a need for such aircraft, manned or not. While I'm sure that stealth satellites are within the realm of possibility, they would have to be well camoflauged because they could still be tracked visually.


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Fix their home team score on the board to the debt clock, they can win every game 17,000,000,000,000 to 24. Losing team gets taxed by the IRS 100%, then droned."
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