WWII fire control 'computers' - side note

From: Chad Fernandez <fernande_at_internet1.net>
Date: Sun Dec 29 22:14:00 2002

Clayton Frank Helvey wrote:
> As an interesting side note, when President Reagan
> reactivated the Iowa-class battleships from WWII back
> in the '80s I remember reading that they kept the
> original fire control computers because they were as
> accurate as a modern electronic equivalent.
> Good hunting!
> -- Frank

It thought it was navigation? I had an article on that, but I'm not
sure if I currently have it..... if I do, it's in one of many boxes, in
one of two rooms. I just moved :-)

Chad Fernandez
Michigan, USA
Received on Sun Dec 29 2002 - 22:14:00 GMT

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