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Offline Eye In The Sky

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Re: The Arctic - Resource Exploitation, Development and Population
« Reply #50 on: September 06, 2018, 23:55:15 »
You know, it occurs to me that airships and other rigid lighter-than-air craft would be quite useful in the Arctic, presuming certain modifications to deal with the climate. Would make spotting submarines and other foreign craft crossing through the archipelago much easier, as well.

Having operated up there in a multi-engine aircraft, I'm going to have to disagree in general and specifically in the 'spotting submarines' aspect.

Space assets and other sensors work fine with the surface vessels piece.
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Re: The Arctic - Resource Exploitation, Development and Population
« Reply #51 on: September 07, 2018, 10:41:44 »
Having operated up there in a multi-engine aircraft, I'm going to have to disagree in general and specifically in the 'spotting submarines' aspect.

Space assets and other sensors work fine with the surface vessels piece.

Fair enough. I've only been in one a long, long time ago.