Some articles on maneuvers:
... Before beginning the maneuvers, Waddle checked the submarine's sonar contacts and noted that there were several surface vessels in the vicinity, but none closer than 7 nautical miles (13 km) away ... preparations would further delay the start of the demonstration maneuvers, "seemed frustrated that he couldn't start the maneuvers right away." For 15 minutes, beginning at 1315, 46 minutes after the scheduled time ... Waddle personally directed the maneuvers ...
Famous quotes containing the words high and/or speed:
“As for your high towers and monuments, there was a crazy fellow once in this town who undertook to dig through to China, and he got so far that, as he said, he heard the Chinese pots and kettles rattle; but I think that I shall not go out of my way to admire the hole which he made.”
—Henry David Thoreau (18171862)
“Among the laws controlling human societies there is one more precise and clearer, it seems to me, than all the others. If men are to remain civilized or to become civilized, the art of association must develop and improve among them at the same speed as equality of conditions spreads.”
—Alexis de Tocqueville (18051859)