23 April 2009
PERHAPS SOME TOO-WELL-KEPT SECRETS?
This from News of the Weird, a fun place to waste screen time.
And, no, it's not from the secret purveyors of the MSM, mainly because this is a) interesting; and b) interesting.
"The U.S. National Nuclear Security Administration recently postponed its crucial program to rejuvenate quarter-century-old Trident missile warheads because no one can remember how to make a key component of the weapons (codenamed "Fogbank"), according to a March 2 report of the Government Accountability Office. The GAO found that, despite concern over the bombs' safety and reliability, NNSA could not replicate the manufacturing process because all knowledgeable personnel have left the agency and no written records were kept. Said one commentator, "This is like James Bond destroying his instructions as soon as he's read them." [Sunday Herald (Glasgow), 3-7-09]"