looking for documentation for 1963 minuteman missile computer

From: Chris Kennedy <chris_at_mainecoon.com>
Date: Wed Oct 17 12:45:56 2001

Douglas Quebbeman wrote:

> I assume the tritium component is a modular part of the device, as
> it has a rather short half-life (and IIRC, the last production facility
> was closed down).

Sorta. Most "current" devices use something like lithium deutride
which gets converted to tritium by the primary.

Two stage weapons physics is really weird. The first time I read
the phrase "photon gas" my head spun.

Chris Kennedy
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