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1980s

  1. Grey Havoc

    35th anniversary of the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear disaster

    https://news.trust.org/item/20210422092357-ow04l/
  2. Grey Havoc

    Biak Launch Center (Late '70s, 1980s)

    According to Wikipedia there was an attempt to revive the project in the late 2000s (from 2006 onwards, and possibly into the early 2010s) in co-operation with the Russians. Initially at least this version of the plan included an air launch element. It appears to have been at this time when the...
  3. zebedee

    British Aerospace NBJ (New Business Jet)

    Apart from a 3 view drawing and a small paragraph in Richard Payne's Stuck on the Drawing Board, I've not been able to find much information about this design, however I recently stumbled across a 'brochure' for it. It appears to be for internal use within BAe and is dated 5th September 1989...
  4. Grey Havoc

    Airfix

    View: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KjxaJgxXavc Note that this video was made before the current Covid-19 related model making renaissance had really gotten underway.
  5. Grey Havoc

    The Aurora, Revell, Monogram Models Story

    View: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KBgCRQ2wIvw
  6. Grey Havoc

    Highland Express

    View: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KmZJD7PZjEY
  7. Grey Havoc

    COSPAS-S&RSAT

    https://earth.esa.int/web/eoportal/satellite-missions/c-missions/cospas https://cospas-sarsat.int/en/ https://ec.europa.eu/growth/sectors/space/galileo/sar_en
  8. Grey Havoc

    H.M.S. Speedy (P296, Speedy-class Hydrofoil)

    Ladies and Gentlemen, HMS Speedy: View: https://www.reddit.com/r/WarshipPorn/comments/lognu9/951_x_717_jetfoil_patrol_vessel_hms_speedy_p296/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HMS_Speedy_(P296) https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:HMS_Speedy_(P296)...
  9. Grey Havoc

    Iridium satellite system

    https://www.airspacemag.com/space/the-rise-and-fall-and-rise-of-iridium-5615034/
  10. Grey Havoc

    Waffenträger Wiesel 1 development

    One of Porsche KG's (from 1972 onwards Porsche AG) interesting Cold War military projects. View: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QRb3o5OJsHo
  11. Grey Havoc

    Austrian Wine Poisoning Scandal (Fredrik Knudsen)

    View: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qhN-o2ame-4
  12. covert_shores

    Canada's Theseus AUV - cold war mega-UUV project

    More info: Article https://www.forbes.com/sites/hisutton/2020/07/12/canada-secret-cold-war-drone-submarine-is-still-relevant-today/ Bruce Butler's site: http://brucebutler.ca/into-the-labyrinth.html Podcast Bruce Butler did with SUT...
  13. Grey Havoc

    Ferranti F100-L Microprocessor family

    https://revaldinho.github.io/f100l/doc/F100CPU.html
  14. Grey Havoc

    Tales from the Loop

    https://arstechnica.com/gaming/2020/04/tech-takes-a-back-seat-to-interconnected-human-stories-in-tales-from-the-loop/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tales_from_the_Loop https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tales_from_the_Loop_(role-playing_game)
  15. AN/AWW-14(V)

    FOG-M, EFOGM and LongFOG

    FOG-M vs QUH-1 :cool: lucky shooter Jane's Land-Based Air Defence 1992-93
  16. G

    Unknown Giant Soviet Transport Aircraft

    Hi! Just found this soviet beast. It was meant to have both wheeled and air cushion landing gear. The weight was around 700 tons. Does anybody know more about this giant?
  17. Grey Havoc

    Chieftain Sabre SPAAG

    https://www.facebook.com/TheFriendsofTheTankMuseum/posts/chieftain-sabre-the-sabre-spaag-system-was-a-project-between-ro-and-thompson-csf/1859698144250194/ (Image below is from tanks-encyclopedia.com, original credit jedsite [now JED])
  18. Orionblamblam

    JPL Interstellar Precursor

    The first of the "Thousand Astronomical Unit" space probes designed from the late 70's into the 80's. Nuclear electric propulsion would send the craft on a fifty-year mission into interplanetary space to test technologies for a future true interstellar mission, for deep-space science and to map...
  19. Grey Havoc

    ARPANET

    http://paleofuture.gizmodo.com/the-internets-save-the-date-a-tiny-item-in-a-ucla-stu-898064971 http://paleofuture.gizmodo.com/the-rise-and-fall-of-the-arpanet-1969-1989-in-one-gif-1258090851
  20. Grey Havoc

    Air Defense Initiative (US)

    http://www.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a344791.pdf http://www.dtic.mil/cgi-bin/GetTRDoc?AD=ADA237381&Location=U2&doc=GetTRDoc.pdf http://www.dtic.mil/cgi-bin/GetTRDoc?AD=ADA237382&Location=U2&doc=GetTRDoc.pdf http://www.dtic.mil/cgi-bin/GetTRDoc?AD=ADA237383&Location=U2&doc=GetTRDoc.pdf...
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