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Old 14th August 2019, 12:58
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Originally Posted by YM-Mundrabilla View Post
US Navy and Boeing both now 'in the same boat'!!!! Too smart by half.
To many clever dicks and geeks and too few who 'have 'been there and done that', perhaps.
It's the way of the world these days. Instead of designing and specifying equipment one just says 'I would like a widget' and Joe the Goose cobbles together what he perceives to be a widget and if it's cheap enough we buy it. At least that's the way of so many things here in Oz anyway.
KISS = keep it simple, stupid.
Barry sums it up beautifully (above).
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You got it in one! ....but will it make anyone wake up to the problem?
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