Sunday, February 20, 2011

The SIDPERS-3 boondoggle

Status according to the military in 1998.

GAO report on SIDPERS3

success story from ada home.

In short, SIDPERS3 was an abysmal expensive piece of junk, but nobody would ever admit it because there was no mechanism to stop the machine.


Captain Kelly said...

Yes but it was OUR abysmal expensive piece of junk.

Mainguy said...

As I recall, didn't our first "nightly" batch run continue for something like 24+ hours before we pulled the plug?