: I do NOT understand the Ford problems (other
: than them being a variation on
: "Nominative Determinism").
: They are things that could (and SHOULD )
: have been sorted out in on-shore prototypes.
: They built and on-shore catapult
: installation (and I ASSUME an on-shore
: munitions system and arrestor system) and
: those should have ironed the bugs out.
: As far as the catapult goes one of its
: selling points was that it could be adjusted
: to allow a more gentle, tailored
: acceleration to any craft being launched,
: which together with a more adjustable
: arrestor system would allow for less
: strengthening (i.e. weight) in naval
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