Some articles on fire, computer:
... The original fire-control systems were developed for ships ... There the fire direction teams fed in the location, speed and direction of the ship and its target, as well as various adjustments for Coriolis effect, weather effects on the air, and other ... out how far they missed by and in which direction, and this information could be fed back into the computer along with any changes in the rest of the information and another shot attempted ...
Famous quotes containing the words fire and/or control:
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