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Comment Ascom i75 (Score 1) 289

Do not know if it fits your bill but this one has won awards:
  • Seamless handover between base stations.
  • Works with all major access points.
  • Supports both SIP and H323.
  • Industrial casing (Shockproof and ESD protected).

Comment Type of prey? (Score 1) 123

A buffer overflow attack through the radar/sigint aperture into a Mig-29 is rather a stretch.

My guess is that they will first focus on taking down UAVs made by terrorists. Those types of aircrafts will most likley use the public part of GPS. That signal is *easy* to overpower and/or fake. Same for control signals used by ordinary radio controlled crafts.

Comment reminds me... (Score 1) 138

Reminds me of the swedish transport agency. It has several publications on its website describing, in great detail, how a terrorist may steal and release dangerous goods from vehicles.
Counties is Sweden also have more localized publications describing where to find the dangerous goods and vunerable sites.

Still no-one is putting the information to terror use. Seems there is other ways of protecting the homeland...

Comment Re:the true cost (Score 1) 759

Your comment is very true but you are thinking like a good engineer. To the sales department every released patch is a liability. Releasing patches without proper verification is neglecting "due diligence" (spelling?) and is a cause of getting you're ass sued to kingdom come. Pardon my french.

Comment Re:Something I couldn't quite place... (Score 1) 226

You just made me think of Aliens and that lovley MG-42 strapped to steadycam harness *sight*.

Think having a GE 7.62 mm minigun connected to this exoskeleton with proper regulating loops handling the spinup yaw and recoil. Strap the new ipod nano to it for the terminator-view and play Rammstein. *fap* *fap* *fap*

Comment Re:Remember the challenger? (Score 1) 424

Happened to me in 1986. A spring rain containing 200k bequerel per square meter...

But you got to remember that was from a reactor that had worked for five years straight. A freshly loaded reactor blowing up would only cause heavy-metal contamination like those tanks blown up by US forces all over the world (depleted uranium).


Thus spake the master programmer: "Time for you to leave." -- Geoffrey James, "The Tao of Programming"