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Faster procurement: The Army Way

Flashback to a early 1980s, when this commander fish is a U.S. Army major obliged for training soldiers in electronic countermeasures — in elementary terms, jamming rivalry radio signals.

“Our goal was to learn several Army crew how to use some really high-powered HF and VHF radio jammers that ran off 400Hz power,” says fish. “Our ‘facilities’ consisted of several aged buildings that were located only down a brief mountain from a comparison non-commissioned officers’ family housing area.”

Unfortunately, those jammers run off a span of World-War-Two-era inclination that modify unchanging 60Hz electricity to 400Hz. And a converters — that have been forever remade over a decades — have only unsuccessful again, with a new category of dozens of students set to arrive in a few weeks.

Fish creates a beeline to a master sergeant in assign of purchasing to get a correct sequence in ASAP. But he stops fish right away, and smugly explains he knows all about a dual converters, and they can no longer be repaired.

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