June 22, 2003
Proof Our Weapons Aren't the Only Ones Designed by the Lowest Bidder

Britain seems to be having its share of troubles with high-tech weaponry:

But there is growing controversy over Britain’s preferred choices for an £800m drone air force. The Phoenix has such an abysmal record that the army, which uses it for artillery spotting, has called it “the Bugger Off” because of its tendency never to come back.

Bah. Should've let the French design it. At least then they'd know the thing had simply surrendered.

Posted by scott at June 22, 2003 07:13 PM

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