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TIL that a Korean airlines accidentally strayed into Soviet Airspace, leading to the plane being shot down. To prevent such a tragedy, US President Ronald Reagan declassified a critical military tech and that is how we got GPS for civilian use.

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TIL that a Korean airlines accidentally strayed into Soviet Airspace, leading to the plane being shot down. To prevent such a tragedy, US President Ronald Reagan declassified a critical military tech and that is how we got GPS for civilian

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Why are most all military transports over wing and almost all civilian airliners under wing?

Why are most all military transports over wing and almost all civilian airliners under wing? submitted by JimmyJoeJohnstonJr [link] [7 comments] Source: reddit answers: a knowledgebase built on reddit

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Why are most all military transports over wing and almost all civilian airliners under wing?

Why are most all military transports over wing and almost all civilian airliners under wing? submitted by JimmyJoeJohnstonJr [link] [5 comments] Source: reddit answers: a knowledgebase built on reddit

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YSK the Pres of MSF said “To curb the ebola epidemic, it is imperative that states immediately deploy civilian and military assets with expertise in biohazard containment” and then stated that containment in the absence of such a response will not happen.

YSK the Pres of MSF said “To curb the ebola epidemic, it is imperative that states immediately deploy civilian and military assets with expertise in biohazard containment” and then stated that containment in the absence of such a response will

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TIL that, due to California banning civilian ownership of .50 BMG rifles, Barret will not sell or service to any of California’s law enforcement agencies.

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TIL that, due to California banning civilian ownership of .50 BMG rifles, Barret will not sell or service to any of California’s law enforcement agencies. submitted by Livided [link] [3121 comments] Source: Today I Learned (TIL)

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YSK about Justice For Vets – A U.S. Veterans treatment court that helps soldiers adjust back to civilian life after suffering with PTSD.

YSK about Justice For Vets – A U.S. Veterans treatment court that helps soldiers adjust back to civilian life after suffering with PTSD. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bQYd6Zn47AQ Veterans across the nation are volunteering in Veterans Treatment Court and coming to the aid of

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TIL that all GPS units sold in the civilian market have to be programmed to deactivate themselves if they detect they are traveling faster than 1200 MPH or are above 60,000 feet in altitude to prevent them being used in intercontinental ballistic missiles.

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TIL that all GPS units sold in the civilian market have to be programmed to deactivate themselves if they detect they are traveling faster than 1200 MPH or are above 60,000 feet in altitude to prevent them being used in

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