Archive for December 21st, 2007

An Introduction to Imagery Analysis

More fun and entertaining U.S. Army training materials, this time an “Introduction to Imagery Analysis”. Like most of these other textbooks, it’s a decade or two out of date (RF-111? RF-4? Huh?) but still interesting – if only to see how things were done back before computers controlled the world.

Some of the sample imagery is fairly interesting, at least from a technical perspective:
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Published in: Geekiness, General, History, Security | on December 21st, 2007 | Comments Off on An Introduction to Imagery Analysis

Land Mine Warfare

It seems unlikely the United States will ever employ land mines again on any sort of large scale, if at all, but the training materials still linger on. The fact that they haven’t been revised in a few decades should be a good indicator of how effective global anti-mine campaigns have been…
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Published in: General, History, Security | on December 21st, 2007 | Comments Off on Land Mine Warfare