US military recreates Earth

By Thomas McGuire on February 23, 2004, 2:42 PM
The US Army is building a 2nd version of Earth on computer to help it prepare for conflicts around the world. The detailed simulation will be drawn from a real-world terrain database & will be drawn to the same scale as the original.

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Per Hansson said:
Now this sounds cool, imagine yourself to be abe to walk up to your own house and blow it to pieces, cool! :D
JimL said:
why is this coming from a british news site???? LOL they find out before us what our own military is doing...
TS | Thomas said:
Didn't bother checking any US tech site ;)
Didou said:
They're recreating the Earth because this one is bound to get blown up.[img]http://users.skynet.be/fa426454/images/Smilies/nonon
.gif[/img]
Rick said:
[quote][i]Originally posted by Didou [/i]They're recreating the Earth because this one is bound to get blown up.[img]http://users.skynet.be/fa426454/images/Smilies/nonon
.gif[/img] [/quote] You beat me to it! But yeah, it's always good to have a spare lying around....
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